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ⓘ Excommunication is a religious act used to take off or suspend membership in a religious community. The word literally means out of communion, or no longer in c ..




Excommunication
                                     

ⓘ Excommunication

Excommunication is a religious act used to take off or suspend membership in a religious community.

The word literally means out of communion, or no longer in communion. In some churches, excommunication includes the belief that the person who was exocommunicated is going to Hell. Sometimes punishment follow excommunication; these include being banned, shunning, and shaming, depending on the groups religion or religious community.

                                     

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  • De Fide, a non-profit association, uses Canon Law to defend the Roman Catholic Church from Heresy by filing lawsuits in Ecclesiastical Court, seeking the excommunication of impenitent offenders.
  • Episcopal Church of America excommunication
  • Excommunication, the Ban, Church Discipline and Avoidance from Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online
  • Catholic Encyclopaedia on excommunication
  • The two sides of excommunication
                                     
  • Countess of Tyrol, and her husband Louis of Bavaria are absolved from excommunication Second Treaty of London signed between England and France, but rejected
  • Henry VII. April 27 Pope Julius II places Venice under interdict and excommunication for refusing to cede part of Romagna under Papal control May 14 Battle
  • been married as a child. She subsequently marries Louis of Bavaria without having been divorced, which results in the excommunication of the couple.
  • Michael Cerularius, Patriarch of Constantinople, decree each other s excommunication finalising the Great Schism between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches
  • Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, after delays due to sickness and an excommunication from Pope Gregory IX. Conrad IV of Germany becomes titular King of
  • canonical law, led to the excommunication of those consecrating, and those consecrated. Pope Benedict XVI annulled the excommunications in the 2000s, after
  • Christianity: In the Roman Catholic Church the punishment for apostasy is excommunication Today, the word is used mostly in the context of apostasy in Islam
  • subjects that they no longer had to obey him as they had sworn to do. The excommunication of the king made a deep impression both in Germany and Italy. Thirty
  • the end of excommunication meant he was king again. But Gregory did not decide that. The rebellious German nobles used the excommunication of Henry to
  • Michael Cerularius, Patriarch of Constantinople, decree each other excommunication Most historians look to this act as the final step in the initiation