Excommunication in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Excommunication

officially excluding someone from participation in religious acts of the Christian Church

Examples of Excommunication in a sentence

The penalty for joining a secret group like the Freemasons was exile and excommunication from the church.  🔊

After betraying the Pope, the former priest knew that complete excommunication from the church would probably be his punishment.  🔊

Those who celebrated the marriage of the priest also faced excommunication, meaning they would no longer be able to attend mass.  🔊

Priests made sure to threaten their parishioners, suggesting that anyone who voted from the communist party would face excommunication and barred from the church.  🔊

Excommunication was a last resort, with the church leader being removed from his position and excluded from any religious activities.  🔊

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