I just read about this on another website and the blogger says that "while canonists will take pains to emphasize that the "excommunicated" statement is by no means a formal decree with legal effect" I still hope those folks who engage is such behavior will open their eyes and their hearts before it is too late. Money, pleasure/sex, power...too intoxicating for so many to give up. I am reminded of the fat, lazy, sensual harlot who lounges in complete indifference, to the ways of the Lord, while she drinks herself to death as she drowns in her desires.
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