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How to use excommunication in a sentence
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 | Eleanor Clift | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.
Dehlin was similarly blindsided by the threat of excommunication.
If you are a man, and therefore a priesthood holder, it takes a council of 15 men to agree on excommunication.
Whether in its public or private circumstances, all bore the marks of universal excommunication.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
No sooner had the sentences of excommunication been promulgated than King Robert took measures to have them revoked or mitigated.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
The Council of Constantinople passed a sentence of excommunication upon the swearers of heathen oaths.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
excommunication was held to be equivalent to a sentence of death.
The Church is armed with a sword; excommunication is a sentence of death.