Metropolitan Tribunal and Office of Canonical Affairs

Rev. Vincent Phung, JCL

In accordance with can.  1435 It is for the bishop to appoint the promoter of justice and defender of the bond; they are to be clerics or lay persons, of unimpaired reputation, doctors or licensed in canon law, and proven in prudence and zeal for justice. The promoter of justice is bound by office to provide for the public good.