ecclesiastical immunity


The right by which churches and other sacred places, as well as ecclesiastical persons and their property, are free and discharged from secular functions and burdens, and from acts repugnant to the sanctity and reverence which are due to them.

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “ecclesiastical immunity”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 November 2019. Web. 7 March 2021. <>