Law and religion round-up – 23rd September

Your weekly exotic spresm of law and religion odds and ends…

China and the Vatican

Yesterday, the Vatican announced that it had signed a Provisional Agreement with the People’s Republic of China on the appointment of Bishops: we posted the text of the Agreement and the subsequent statement by the Secretary of State, Cardinal Parolin, here. Cardinal Zen, former Archbishop of Hong Kong, was not amused.

Abortion law in Ireland

Last week, President Higgins signed the Thirty-Sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2018 into law, removing the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution. Continue reading