Tag: Jurisdiction

Jersey – Dame Steel’s Terms of Reference Released

The Diocese of Winchester has released the Terms of Reference for Dame Heather Steel’s investigation as part of Bishop John Gladwin’s visitation. They give Dame Steel a wide remit to interview anyone and seek evidence from any source that she

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Jersey – Lines of Authority

I thought it might be useful to lay out what the issues of authority are in the matter of the suspension of the Dean of Jersey, Bob Key. My purpose in this post is not to take one side or

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More on Jersey

I’ve spoken to sources inside Winchester Diocese who have helped to clarify one or two matters re the story below. I can confirm that the Diocese of Winchester took legal advice from a senior QC with experience not only of

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Apostolic Constitution is Out

Yup, we now have the full text and if you’re so inclined you can read it all here. Here’s the interesting bit as far as I’m concerned. 1.5 The Catechism of the Catholic Church is the authoritative expression of the

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