Sentence Examples


  • On the 17th of July Innocent formally renewed the sentence of excommunication on the emperor, and declared him deposed from the imperial throne and that of Naples.
  • Excommunication and interdict (April 17, 1606) were met with defiance.
  • The pope followed with a counter excommunication, far more formidable, releasing the kings subjects from their oaths of allegiance.
  • There is also a lighter form of excommunication which "devotes" the goods of an offender, but only separates him from the congregation.
  • 9-10 Diotrephes appears to have secured an excommunication by the action of a party in the church.