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canon law in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcanon lawˌcanon ˈlaw noun [uncountable]  RRCthe laws of the Christian Church
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canon lawFather Young helped scores of divorced Catholics find a comfortable corner in the Church, but he could not change canon law.Conditioned by church canon law, participation by clerics in politics was forbidden.Therefore church law must do it - that is, canon law.His papal decrees were the foundation of canon law until their update in 1917.As a body they upheld the interpretation of canon law as prohibiting women from this ceremony.In rabbinic canon law, the rabbi explained, human life does not simply begin at conception.The science of the canon law had been born.According to canon law, that should be done.