Court opens door to clergy `malpractice'

October 1996
Christian Century;10/23/96, Vol. 113 Issue 30, p1004
Reports on a groundbreaking decision by the appellate division of the New Jersey Superior Court that paved the way for a woman to sue an Episcopal priest on charges of clergy malpractice. First Amendment issues associated with the case; Questions about whether clergy should be held to the same standards as secular professionals; Background on the case against Episcopal priest Alex MacDonnel.


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