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Mbuvi was excommunicated from the church along with several others by the Central Church Council of the AIC following its meeting held on the 21st and 22nd of March, 2007 at the AIC Ziwani.
"The decision of the council is that you be excommunicated for conduct contrary to the laws and order of the church," Young read to a crowd as the entire event was streamed online.
Kawardha (Chhattisgarh) [India], Feb.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.
"In fact, these people are not excommunicated -- they are not excommunicated!
They were excommunicated for violating religious code of conduct and defying the authority of Akal Takht.
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.
Campaigners at Catholic Truth want them banned from taking communion and "excommunicated".
The German bishops' conference had threatened that Catholics who officially left the church would be excommunicated, but this stance was overturned by a 2006 Vatican ruling that communicating a desire to leave the church to a tax official did not warrant excommunication--only a declaration to a priest would do so.
POPE Benedict XVI gave Australia its first saint yesterday, canonising a 19th-century nun who was briefly excommunicated, and also declaring five other saints in a Mass attended by tens of thousands of people.