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excommunicate

RC Church
1. having incurred such a sentence
2. an excommunicated person
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13 ( ANI ): A minor girl has had to suffer the ignominy of having her head half shaved and being excommunicated as an act of purification following an incident of eve teasing in Chhattisgarh's Kawardha district.
During a 2014 visit to one of Italy's mafia strongholds, Francis told mobsters they were excommunicated.
Excommunicated from the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America is recommended for Catholic studies and history holdings alike, and examines Catholic interests and social and religious sentiments around the time of the Civil War.
Enhanced with extensive notes, a bibliography, and an index, Excommunicated from the Union offers an invaluable perspective of the Civil War, and is especially recommended for public and college library history shelves.
THEOLOGIAN Andreas Pitsillides plans to appeal a decision by Church authorities by which he has been excommunicated for deviating from Christian Orthodox doctrine.
ROME * The Vatican has given its backing to a central Rome square being named after Martin Luther, a church reformer excommunicated by the pope nearly 500 years ago.
Vatican City, Holy See | AFP -- Divorced people who have remarried "are still part of the Church" and should not be treated as if they have been excommunicated or cast out, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
ON THIS DAY 1570: Queen Elizabeth I was excommunicated by Pope Pius V who declared her a usurper.
Earlier on July 16, the Akal Takht had excommunicated three prominent Haryana Sikh leaders including the state finance minister Harmohinder Singh Chatha, HSGPC (adhoc) President Jagdish Singh Jhinda and former SGPC member Didar Singh Nalvi.
He excommunicated the Mafia, something that was nowhere near the horizon of his predecessors.
POPE Francis launched an attack on organised crime yesterday warning Mafia members were excommunicated.
There were times of crisis before this one, and in the third century Athanasius, who later became a saint, was excommunicated by local bishops for his views.