pain of excommunication

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  • Under pain of excommunication, no one was allowed to speak at that occasion, except when asked by the Pope.
  • It forbade all persons to read his writings, upon pain of excommunication. Cited from Luther and the Reformation:, by Joseph A. Seiss
  • It always takes place in the cathedral church, where the people are commanded several days beforehand to meet, under pain of excommunication. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, V5, 1582-83, ed. by Blair/Robertson
  • He had previously warned the emperor under pain of excommunication not to discuss religion at the diet.
  • All forms of Freemasonry had long been forbidden to all Catholics under pain of excommunication.
  • He was ordered, on pain of excommunication, to make amends by building this lighthouse.
  • More important, the pope forbade ecclesiastical officials under pain of excommunication to support Henry as they had so freely done in the past.
  • The Holy Tribunal banned discussion of her case, under pain of excommunication.
  • The pain of excommunication was pronounced against all who should demand any sum whatever for sealed and authentic relics.
  • It was further ordered that curates, on pain of excommunication, if they performed not the proper services on these days, were to procure them within six months.
  • The Pope had issued a bull, forbidding any one, under pain of excommunication, to speak of these manuscripts. Cited from Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, by Washington Irving
  • The dean and Webber refused to accept this decision, but the bishop demanded that they accept his candidate on pain of excommunication.
  • It declared that no emperor, king, duke, marquis, count, or any other lay person should presume to grant investiture, under pain of excommunication. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • One common purse only was allowed, and thenceforth, no Carmelite might, under pain of excommunication, keep money in his possession for more than twenty-four hours. Cited from Studies from Court and Cloister, J.M. Stone
  • Excellent reason for obeying the order of the pope's legate that duke and emperor must lay down arms under pain of excommunication did either belligerent refuse! Cited from Charles the Bold, by Ruth Putnam
  • He called on foreign princes to enforce his sentence; and, on pain of excommunication, commanded the native English to rise in rebellion. Cited from Short Studies on Great Subjects, by James Anthony Froude
  • People were ordered, under pain of excommunication, not to attend Emden's synagogue, and he himself was forbidden to issue anything from his press.
  • The second decree prohibits, under pain of excommunication, any Roman Catholic from bringing an ecclesiastical officer before a Court of Justice. Cited from Against Home Rule (1912), by Various
  • No cardinal under pain of excommunication may say anything, or promise anything, or request anything, to or from another cardinal for the purpose of influencing him in the giving of his vote. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, April 1875, Vol. XV., No. 88, by Various
  • He ordered the commissary, Georges de Bassac, not to hold any further audiences under pain of excommunication or, probably worse, a fine.
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