Clergy in UK Law
Books & Journal Articles
Who and What Affects the First Estate? An Analysis of Clergy Attitudes on Cultural and Economic Issues
Since the 1980s, scholars have come to appreciate the role clergy have in shaping the political attitudes and behaviour of the faithful. Through their leadership in self-selecting religious context...
Mapping the everyday life information needs of catholic clergy: Savolainen’s ELIS model revisited
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the pattern of everyday life information needs of a group of people in an area with limited access to information, and to investigate how the major...
White collar crime: vulnerable women, predatory clergymen
This paper examines themes that emerge from supporting adults who have been sexually violated by Church ministers and clergy. The author suggests that despite obstacles put in place by churches of ...
MONEY, SEX AND RELIGION: THE CASE OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
This empirical study addresses whether the gender of a minister has any effect on remuneration in the Church of Scotland in 2004. The data set merges three cross‐sectional sources, namely denominat.........Moreover, conditional on eligibility, there is evidence that male clergy are more likely to receive this bonus. The data are unable to discriminate between demand and supply side explanations of these ﬁndings. I Intro ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
Legal discrimination in the 21st century
Recently the General Synod of the Church of England voted to approve the ordination of women bishops. However, the requisite two thirds majority was only reached in two (Bishops and Clergy) out of......... of England voted to approve the ordination of women bishops. However, the requisite two thirds majority was only reached in two (Bishops and Clergy) out of the three Houses. The House of Laity was six votes short of the necessary two thirds majority, which ultimately meant that the decision was ......
IICSA Publishes Report Into Sexual Abuse Within Anglican Church
.... The IICSA report, published Tuesday, 6 October, said:. "Convictions of sexual abuse of children by people who were. clergy or in positions of trust associated with the Church date. back to the 1940s. The total number of convicted offenders. associated with the Church from ......
......The Clergy. Another significant and recent example of the interaction of faith and the law is the employment status of the clergy. Historically, the courts have ......
IICSA Residential Schools Investigation Update - October 2020
......raised) to statutory authorities. Safeguarding culture -. deference to the authority of the Church or individual clergy and a. lack of child protection resourcing created an environment where. abuse could take place and presented barriers to disclosure of. abuse by ......
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