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Bishop bars Illinois Catholic lawmakers who back abortion from Communion

Bishop bars Illinois Catholic lawmakers who back abortion from Communion

Springfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki issued a decree June 6 stating that Catholic lawmakers in the Illinois Legislature “who promoted or voted for extreme abortion legislation” cannot receive Communion in churches in his diocese.

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Canon law examined in wake of push for excommunication over abortion

Canon law examined in wake of push for excommunication over abortion

| Jacob Comello | January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Jan. 22, the New York Statehouse burst into cheers after a landmark abortion bill had been passed.

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Some call for N.Y. governor to be excommunicated for supporting abortion

Some call for N.Y. governor to be excommunicated for supporting abortion

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed New York’s new expansive abortion measure into law Jan. 22, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, some Catholics have called for the governor, who is Catholic, to be excommunicated.

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