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- Because of Buddhism's central importance in national life, the state has long been reluctant to act against errant monks until they have been defrocked by the Buddhist hierarchy.
- An Irish Protestant priest who faced being defrocked for publicly stating he did not believe in the divinity of Christ last night announced his resignation.
- The cardinals said on Wednesday they would recommend a process to defrock any priest who has become ‘notorious and is guilty of the serial, predatory sexual abuse of minors’.
- A bishops' committee has recommended the church defrock any priest who abuses children in the future, but says that if a priest only abused one child in the past, he might continue as a priest.
- Don Vitaliano - Nothing But a Priest is a documentary about an anti-capitalist priest who has subsequently been defrocked.
- He was sentenced to a fine, whipping, defrocking, life imprisonment and pillorying four times a year for the rest of his life.
- The bishop had been speaking about gun control at an anti-gun rally only a few days before the court hearing, and recommended that he be defrocked.
- As expected their new policy does determine that priests who offend from here on out will be defrocked.
- If this story is true the priest who offered up this warped advice should be defrocked.
- He has been suspended for six months while the matter is further investigated, and it appears almost a certainty that he will be defrocked.
- He was also allegedly defrocked as a Russian Orthodox priest in his home country.
- Because it is a state church, however, the Lutheran Church cannot defrock him.
- The Dallas resolution made it much easier to defrock a priest for molesting a child.
- If he is ordained, he should be defrocked for violating confidentiality.
- He was tried for heresy by the Free Church of Scotland and defrocked.
- Journalists rarely understand the full power of the press, but one authority we don't have is the power to defrock priests.
- Priests who are guilty of sexually assaulting minors should be defrocked and turned over to the law.
- Do they determine in some way or another that this priest can be reassigned and another priest should be defrocked?
- Now defrocked, he was free from government monastic regulations and duties, and yet he had not freely chosen the lay life for himself.
- The Modernist clergyman who had led the revolt, found himself defrocked and excommunicated.