Canon law

Canon law is the body of laws and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority (Church leadership), for the government of a Christian organization or church and its members. It is the internal ecclesiastical law governing the Catholic Church (both Latin Church and Eastern Catholic Churches), the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox churches, and the individual national churches within the Anglican Communion. The way that such church law is legislated, interpreted and at times adjudicated varies widely among these three bodies of churches. In all three traditions, a canon was originally a rule adopted by a church council; these canons formed the foundation of canon law.

Etymology

Greek kanon / Ancient Greek: κανών,Arabic Qanun / قانون, Hebrew kaneh / קנה, "straight"; a rule, code, standard, or measure; the root meaning in all these languages is "reed" (cf. the Romance-language ancestors of the English word "cane").

Canons of the Apostles

The Apostolic Canons or Ecclesiastical Canons of the Same Holy Apostles is a collection of ancient ecclesiastical decrees (eighty-five in the Eastern, fifty in the Western Church) concerning the government and discipline of the Early Christian Church, incorporated with the Apostolic Constitutions which are part of the Ante-Nicene Fathers In the fourth century the First Council of Nicaea (325) calls canons the disciplinary measures of the Church: the term canon, κανὠν, means in Greek, a rule. There is a very early distinction between the rules enacted by the Church and the legislative measures taken by the State called leges, Latin for laws.

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Finger Lakes Times 16 Aug 2022
Highland Park’s resolution asks the state and federal governments to ban the manufacture, purchase, sale, possession and use of all semi-automatic weapons, high-capacity ammunition cartridges and magazines and body armor, exempting law enforcement officers and the military ... Highland Park officials have said they are researching potential litigation....
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Smokies to require parking passes beginning next March

Johnson City Press 16 Aug 2022
GATLINBURG — Beginning in March, visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park will need to purchase a parking pass to use the facilities ... Due to a combination of deed restrictions and federal law, the park is not allowed to charge an entrance fee, so Cash said they had to look at other ways to increase revenue....
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National Park adopts Forward parking tag program

Knoxville Daily Sun 16 Aug 2022
Use of all park roads will remain toll free ... All funds generated through these recreation fees will remain in the Smokies to directly support costs for managing and improving services for visitors such as trail maintenance, custodial services, trash removal, and supporting more law enforcement staffing across the park....
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The Maryville Daily Times 16 Aug 2022
Starting March 1, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park will collect parking fees from visitors for the first time in its 88-year history ... With more than 14 million visitors a year, the GSMNP is among the U.S.’ most visited national parks ... The Park is not currently considering expanding concessions within the Park, Cash said....
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Finger Lakes Times 16 Aug 2022
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Independent Record 16 Aug 2022
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Independent Record 16 Aug 2022
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The Los Angeles Times 16 Aug 2022
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Independent Record 16 Aug 2022
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Independent Record 16 Aug 2022
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