The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights today handed down its decision in the much-anticipated  Sindicatul Pastoral cel Bun v. Romania , a case involving the right of priests to unionize against the wishes of their church. Relying on the principle of church autonomy, the court held that clergy do not have a right to unionize in such circumstances. For a quick analysis, follow this link to the Center for Law and Religion Forum at St. John’s.

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