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Saturday, May 27, 2006

Excommunicating Judges: Fact or Fiction?

In response to my earlier query, Commonweal's Grant Gallicho reports that he has been unable to find any statement by Church officials amounting to a threat to excommunicate the Colombian judges responsible for recognizing a limited right to abortion in that country.  The closest he could find is the archbishop of Bogota's statement that "[t]he person who is directly or indirectly . . . responsible for the abortion will be excommunicated."  I'll try to give the New York Times the benefit of the doubt that this is not the only basis for its assertion in an editorial that "Catholic Church leaders have threatened to excommunicate the judges."



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