be governed by

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We are in a critical period in our history when we the people and our elected representatives must decide if we want to be governed by rules of law or by mob rule.
The John Jay report is a first step, brought about not by accountable and transparent bishops, but by people who will not let their church be governed by leaders whose concern for the church's image (and their own) has too often been greater than their concern for children.
To put my point bluntly: in 1982 Canada ceased to be governed by parliamentary supremacy and instead became a country of constitutional supremacy.