Cardinal Coccopalmerio: canon law should include environmental norms
July 18, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio told a Vatican conference that the Code of Canon Law should be amended to include specific norms requiring the faithful to take action to protect the environment. The Italian cardinal, a close ally of Pope Francis, is the former president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, the Vatican body responsible for interpretation of canon law.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: rdennehy8049 -
Jul. 23, 2018 1:32 PM ET USA
Sorry but with all due respect, another wack job. The environment is not a part of canon law.Should we protect it, yes. Is it a duty of the Church to tell us how, NO!!
Posted by: james-w-anderson8230 -
Jul. 20, 2018 7:19 PM ET USA
The Cardinal is just following the lead of the pope's other cronies who are trying to rewrite the whole Church in light of his near-heretical AL.