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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Milingo excommunicated

A renegade African archbishop who wanted the Vatican to allow priests to marry has been automatically excommunicated after he ordained four married men as bishops, the Vatican said on Tuesday.

Roman Catholic Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo made world headlines in 2001 for getting married himself in Reverend Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church at a mass wedding in a New York hotel. His union was never recognized by the Catholic Church.

The Vatican said he finally went too far when he ordained the four married men as bishops on Sunday in Washington D.C.

"For this public act, Archbishop Milingo as well as the four ordained men have incurred the excommunication latae sententiae," the Vatican statement said. Reuters: Read on

It's about time something was done about this guy.

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