Canon 220

"No one may unlawfully harm the good reputation which a person enjoys, or violate the right of every person to protect his or her privacy."

The Code of Canon Law: New Revised English Translation (London, Harper Collins, 1997) page 46.

"No one is permitted to damage unlawfully the good reputation which another person enjoys nor to violate the right of another person to protect his or her own privacy."

"Nemini licet bonam famam, qu quis gaudet, illegitime laedere, nec ius cuiusque personae ad propriam intimitatem tuendam violare."

Code of Canon Law: Latin-English Edition (Washington, Canon Law Society of America,1983) pages 72 -73.

Posted by J.R. Lilburne, 3 July 2002.