Expelling a Bishop?

by Steve Ray on April 23, 2008

After decades of disinterest, suddenly two Canon 1405 cases?

Pope Benedict XVI is believed to be mulling over the possibility of expelling a bishop, Fernando Lugo, from the clerical state. That would certainly be a first under the 1983 Code, and I'm pretty sure, it never happened under the 1917 Code.

Read what options the pope has here: http://www.canonlaw.info/2008/04/after-decades-of-disinterest-suddenly.html

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