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Will the Woman Who Attacked the Pope be Punished?

Q1: I read a Vatican news report that said the woman who knocked the Pope down at Midnight Mass on Christmas will be judged by a Vatican court. What will most likely happen to her? –Andrew Q2: The papers say … Continue reading

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Are They Excommunicated? Sanctions, Part III

Q: Since all priests are now permitted to say the Tridentine Latin Mass, do you think that the Pope will lift the excommunication on the Society of Saint Pius X?  –Marjorie A: This is a question that is asked more … Continue reading

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Is She Excommunicated? Sanctions, Part II

Q: There’s a woman in my parish who does sidewalk counseling outside an abortion clinic. She has a lot of pro-life literature that she keeps in the trunk of her car. I looked at some of it recently and found … Continue reading

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Am I Excommunicated? Sanctions, Part I

Q: I did some really stupid things in my earlier years, and am wondering whether I got myself excommunicated. How can I find out?  –Bill A: After marriage law, the notion of excommunication is probably the most widely misunderstood concept … Continue reading

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