March 16, 2018

Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was mentioned in an Associated Press story about the Vatican's removal from office of Guam Archbishop Anthony Apuron following his conviction by the Vatican of charges in a sex abuse trial.

... Assuming the evidence against him was grave and credible, the Vatican might still have been reluctant to remove him from the clerical state, as it has done in hundreds of cases of defrocked priestly abusers, because Apuron would still remain a bishop theologically speaking, noted Kurt Martens, professor of canon law at Catholic University of America in Washington. ...

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