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The Pope is universally known as the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church. But it is often forgotten that for much of the papacy's history the Pope was the most important judicial and legislative authority in western Europe. An exhibition at the Yale Law Library, "The Pope's Other Jobs: Judge and Lawgiver," illustrates the Pope’s legal responsibilities throughout history using rare books and a medieval manuscript from the Law Library's outstanding collection.

Winroth, Anders, and Widener, Michael. "The Pope's Other Jobs: Judge and Lawgiver" / an exhibition curated by Anders Winroth and Michael Widener. (2015).

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2015

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Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School

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Canon law, exhibitions

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The Pope's Other Jobs: Judge and Lawgiver

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