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Swiss bishop names lay woman to replace episcopal vicar

May 27, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Charles Morerod of Lausanne, Geneva, and Fribourg, Switzerland, has named a lay woman, Marianne Pohl-Henzen, to replace the episcopal vicar of the diocese. Because canon law stipulates that only a priest can be an episcopal vicar, her title will be “episcopal delegate.”

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