Polish archbishop sanctioned by Vatican defends election as mayor
July 02, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Slawoj Glodz, sanctioned by the Vatican in March, retired to his hometown of 2,600 and has been elected mayor.The Code of Canon Law states that “clerics are forbidden to assume public offices which entail a participation in the exercise of civil power” (Canon 285). Archbishop Glodz said that the canon does not apply to his new office.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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