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Paul Colton

Qualifications: B.C.L., Dip.Th., M.Phil., LL.M.

Occupation: Bishop of Cork

Publications include:

P. Colton, '‘The Pastoral Care of the Interchurch Family’ SEARCH (1997)

P. Colton, ‘The Law of Patronage of Schools in Ireland’ SEARCH (September, 2006)

P. Colton, `Religion and law in dialogue: covenantal and non-covenantal cooperation of state and religion in Ireland`, in N. Doe, with R. Puza (eds), Religion and Law in Dialogue: Covenantal and Non-Covenantal Cooperation between State and Religion in Europe, Proceedings of the European Consortium or Church and State Research (Leuven, 2006) 93

P. Colton, ‘Religious Entities in Ireland as Legal Persons’ in L Friedner (ed), Churches and Other Religious Organisations as Legal Persons (Peeters, 2007) 125

P. Colton, ‘The Pursuit of a Canonical Definition of membership of the Church of Ireland’ (2008) 10 Ecclesiastical Law Journal 3

‘P. Colton, 'The financing of religious communities in Ireland’ in The funding of churches in the European Union (European Consortium for Church and State Research) (to be published in 2008)



Last Updated: January 14, 2008