Monday, May 20, 2002

Harvard Law Professor Mary Ann Glendon on EWTN's "The World Over" has suggested that it may not be possible to hold someone like Cardinal Law civily liable to the sex abuse victims who have sued him. The reason is that a Bishop's duty to the laity is dictated by Church canon law, and no civil court in this country may constitutionally interpret or apply the principles of a religious institution.

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