How to Cope As an Excommunicated Latter Day Saint?

Answer Unlike most other religions who perform excommunication, Excommunication for a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) means having one's name involuntarily taken off th... Read More »

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When did Saint Andrew become a saint?

There are no definitive records on when Saint Andrew was born, died or granted sainthood. It was not until the 10th century that a standard for sainthood was set by the Roman Catholic Church. As An... Read More »

Who excommunicated the monk Martin Luther?

Pope Leo X excommunicated Martin Luther from the Roman Catholic Church on Jan. 3, 1521. On May 8, 1521, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V declared Luther a heretic after Luther refused to recant his... Read More »

What does excommunicated mean?

In Christian theology, especially the Roman Catholic church, excommunication is a penalty that excludes a person from participating in the church community and rites. It is a severe form of punishm... Read More »

Who was the pope who excommunicated Martin Luther in 1520?

Pope Leo X excommunicated Martin Luther in 1520 after the latter refused to retract his "95 Theses," a critique of the Catholic Church that he had nailed to the door of Wittenburg Cathedral. Luthe... Read More »