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ASK FATHER: Was I automatically excommunicated?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Since latae sententiae excommunication is not incurred without committing a mortal sin, and acting against one’s conscience regarding something one thinks might be mortally sinful is itself a mortal sin, is excommunication incurred if one thinks … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priests keeping or turning over Mass stipends

From a priest: As we know, a priest is only allowed to keep one Mass stipend per day, with those exceptions noted in Canon Law. However, when a conference/bishop has named a “standard” offering for a Mass, can local law require … Continue reading

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