Ecclesiastical law

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ECCLESIASTICAL LAW. By this phrase it is intended to include all those rules which govern ecclesiastical tribunals. Vide Law Canon.

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ANDREW and Gail Wallbank have lost a seven-year legal battle against the Church of England enforcing an ancient ecclesiastical law requiring them to pay for pounds 200,000 repairs to a Warwickshire parish church, plus pounds 100,000 costs (and rising).
At the church's equivalent of parliament - the General Synod - members have been asked to remove the words from thousands of pages of ecclesiastical law, at the end of the month.
The handbook sets out the current situation concerning ecclesiastical law as it relates to the employment of Church of England clergy, their rights and duties.
This discrepancy between local tradition and ecclesiastical law does not imply that the peasants of Ourense completely ignored the institution of marriage and its obligations.
Rafael Navarro Valls, former Vatican communications director under Pope John Paul II is now a professor of ecclesiastical law and an academic of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation.
Mr Consitt, 30, is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Ecclesiastical Law Society.
A MID Wales couple were last night landed with a pounds 200,000 church repairs bill following a lengthy legal battle against ecclesiastical law.
At Sintons LLP Tim Gray heads the charities team, which includes Jane Lowdon, a nationally recognised expert in ecclesiastical law.
The church courts, 1680-1840; from canon to ecclesiastical law.
This concept, with roots in natural law, prevents private property from having absolute rights, and it supported the medieval church when it claimed that the care and protection of the poor in society were within the purview of ecclesiastical authority, and thus regulated by ecclesiastical law.