August 13, 2018

Canon lawyers explain how Vatican abuse trials function

In canon law, there is a basic presumption of innocence but not to the extent seen in U.S. or British law. The accused has the right to defend himself and the right to counsel. But the promoter of justice, a role similar to prosecutor, does not have to prove motive, means or criminal intent.
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‘Mountaintop Mass’ celebrated to honor Father McGivney draws 1,000

More than 1,000 people gathered in the rain on top of Holy Land USA as Archbishop Leonard P. Blair of Hartford celebrated Mass to honor Father Michael McGivney, a candidate for sainthood and the founder of the Knights of Columbus
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