In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The church excommunicated people who said that the earth revolved around the sun.
- He left for France and then Germany, where he was excommunicated by the Lutheran Church, and returned to Italy in the mistaken belief that it would be safe to do so.
- She was excommunicated by Pius V, who forbade her Catholic subjects to obey her and acted as a standing invitation to European Catholic powers to depose her.
- Even worse for John was the fact that the pope excommunicated him in 1209.
- In September 1871, Bishop Shiel returned from Rome and excommunicated her for alleged insubordination.
- Since 1570 when the Pope excommunicated Elizabeth I, Catholics in the country had faced an increase in persecution and were left with little option but to conceal their faith.
- Eighty-one percent of Mexican Catholics opposed excommunicating a woman who has had an abortion (the current Catholic doctrine).
- Eventually he was excommunicated for arguing with the Pope and for emphasising that his fellow Franciscans had made vows of poverty.
- A Puritan New England congregation even excommunicated a man who neglected the sexual aspect of his relationship with his wife!
- If Robin Hood had tried pulling a bait and switch scam like that, I think Friar Tuck would have excommunicated him.
- Elizabeth was excommunicated by Pope Pius V in 1570.
- The issue was resolved only in 1188, and in the intervening decade William was excommunicated and his kingdom placed under an interdict, while numerous appeals were made to Rome.
- The Pope excommunicated king and cabinet, and these repeated ecclesiastical censures muzzled any patriotic stirrings among the clergy.
- In 1457, after years of broken promises to return the cloth to the canons of Lirey and later to compensate them for its loss, Margaret was excommunicated.
- He supported the king against Thomas Becket, who excommunicated him in 1166 and again in 1169 as ‘a promoter of royal tyranny’.
- The Vatican has excommunicated no world leader since 1962 when Pope John XXIII excommunicated Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
- What really got my attention, though, is that he was excommunicated not once, but twice, for refusing to submit to Papal March 1638, after a heresy trial, the clergy excommunicated her.
- In 1570 the Pope excommunicated Henry's daughter, Queen Elizabeth I, for what was by then called her ‘Protestantism’.
- The pope excommunicated John and put England under a Church law that stated that no christening or marriage would be legal until the time the pope said that they would be.
- A king of England could not remove a pope from his position but popes claimed that they could remove a king by excommunicating him - this meant that the king's soul was condemned to Hell and people then had the right to disobey the king.
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