Examples of canon law in a Sentence
a marriage valid under Catholic canon law
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In Los Angeles, the sale of any property for more than $7.5 million would require permission from the Vatican, according to canon law.
Exorcism is recognized under the Catholic Church's canon law but can only performed with high-level permission from within the church.
Under canon law, a church cannot serve secular purposes, like a restaurant, without first being relegated, or deconsecrated.
Evangelicals obey no canon law; each denomination is responsible for itself, an outgrowth of the Protestant belief in the individual priesthood of every believer.
An expert in canon law, Burke previously headed the Signatura, which functions like a supreme court, for six years, from 2008 to 2014.
Evangelicals obey no canon law
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: the laws of a religion
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