excommunicate

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Synonyms for excommunicate

Synonyms for excommunicate

exclude from a church or a religious community

oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree

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The grounds on which the Utah-based church (https://www.lds.org/new-era/1975/07/qa-questions-and-answers?lang=eng) excommunicates leaders include gross iniquity (involving transgressions such as murder, adultery, sexual perversion, and felony conviction) involving in or advocating plural marriage and apostatizing from the teachings of the Church.
Orsy said he was speaking specifically of "automatic excommunication," also referred to as a "non-declared" or laetae sententiae excommunication, in which a person essentially excommunicates himself.
Manning also employs coarse and inflammatory language ("if the womb makes the woman, does the penis make the priest?"); half-truths ("the church excommunicates women who've had abortions"); twisted logic ("the exaltation of Mary devalues actual women in practice"); and jargon (armed with Bible and a newspaper, she hopes to instill a "critical conscientization" in her hapless students).