The Catholic University of America

Rev. Robert Kaslyn, S.J., dean of the School of Canon Law, was quoted in a story on whether courts can require priests to break the seal of confession. See the article below.

Catholic Scholar: State Can't Make Priest Reveal Confession

From: Newsmax
Date: Aug. 6, 2014
Author: Sean Piccoli

By ruling that a Louisiana priest may have to reveal what he heard and said in a confession, the state's highest court put human law in conflict with divine law in a case where the two cannot be reconciled, a Catholic legal scholar told Newsmax TV on Wednesday.

The Rev. Robert J. Kaslyn, dean of the School of Canon Law at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner that "divine law . . . takes precedence over everything."
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