Origin of excommunication
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Examples from the Web for excommunication
The church was not happy with his views, and there was talk of excommunication.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82
January 2, 2015
But the threat of something as severe as excommunication was completely unexpected to her.
Dehlin believed the decision to threaten him and Kelly with excommunication came from high within the LDS Church.
Following the news of her excommunication, Kelly has stood by her words.
Dehlin was similarly blindsided by the threat of excommunication.
Will the Ultramontanes admit the nullity of the excommunication?The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete
Duc de Saint-Simon
We cannot maintain that all those who die in a state of excommunication, are incorruptible.
The dead man replied that it was because he had died in a state of excommunication.
He has placed your city of Coimbra under a ban of excommunication.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series
They settled down in the valley of Honnef, and no excommunication has driven them from there.Legends of the Rhine
Word Origin and History for excommunication
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