The Case of the Pope

Much of the 'diplomatic' traffic is to arrange papal visits and audiences with the Pope that are highly sought by political leaders and their families, whether Catholic (crypto-Catholic in the case of Tony Blair, ...

The Case of the Pope

THE CASE OF THE POPE delivers a devastating indictment of the way the Vatican has run a secret legal system that shields paedophile priests from criminal trial around the world. Is the Pope morally or legally responsible for the negligence that has allowed so many terrible crimes to go unpunished? Should he and his seat of power, the Holy See, continue to enjoy an immunity that places them above the law? Geoffrey Robertson QC, a distinguished human rights lawyer and judge, evinces a deep respect for the good works of Catholics and their church. But, he argues, unless Pope Benedict XVI can divest himself of the beguilements of statehood and devotion to obsolescent canon law, the Vatican will remain a serious enemy to the advance of human rights.

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The Case of the Pope
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Geoffrey Robertson QC
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-08 - Publisher: Penguin UK

THE CASE OF THE POPE delivers a devastating indictment of the way the Vatican has run a secret legal system that shields paedophile priests from criminal trial around the world. Is the Pope morally or legally responsible for the negligence that has allowed so many terrible crimes to go unpunished?
A Report of the Case of the Right Rev. R. D. Hampden, in Hereford Cathedral, the Ecclesiastical Courts, and the Queen's Bench
Language: en
Pages: 518
Authors: Richard Jebb
Categories: Bishops
Type: BOOK - Published: 1849 - Publisher:

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The power of the pope during the Middle ages; or, An historical inquiry into the origin of the temporal power of the Holy see, tr. by M. Kelly
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jean Edme A. Gosselin
Categories: Bishops
Type: BOOK - Published: 1853 - Publisher:

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The Works of the Right Reverend John England, First Bishop of Charleston
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: John England
Categories: Bishops
Type: BOOK - Published: 1849 - Publisher:

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A Discourse of the Liberty of Prophesying
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Jeremy Taylor
Categories: Authority
Type: BOOK - Published: 1834 - Publisher:

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