Posted By:phyllis phillips
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Subject:Re: Did Divorce = Excommunication?
Post Date:December 17, 2012 at 05:13:35
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It did maybe earlier on. I think today is different. I'm a practicing RC. I have a lot of friends at church who have been married and remarried not a widow or widower. They go thought a lot of paperwork. So that is a very hard question. If you google it this comes up
The Seven Deadly Sins of the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church maintains that seven vices in particular lead to breaking one or more of the Ten Commandments. These particular bad habits are called the seven deadly sins because, according to Catholicism, they’re mortal sins — sins that kill the life of sanctifying grace.

Pope Gregory the Great made up the list in the 6th century, and in the 14th century, Geoffrey Chaucer popularized them in his Canterbury Tales.