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In another story from Arizona, but one that's attracting less attention than that state's check your documents anti-immigration law, a nun in Phoenix has been ex-communicated after approving a live-saving abortion. Sister Margaret McBride was excommunicated for approving an abortion without which, doctors say, both the woman and her 11-week-old fetus would have died. According to Thomas Olmsted, the Bishop of Phoenix, approving an abortion is an excommunicating offense -period.

"If a Catholic formally cooperates in the procurement of an abortion, they are automatically excommunicated by that action," said Bishop Olmstead.

Funny how that automatic excommunication clause doesn't kick in when it comes to the sexual abuse of children and rape.

As the Church abuse scandal is revealed, for decade upon decade, the Church not only cooperated with child rapists but has protected them fro

Added: May-21-2010 Occurred On: May-21-2010
By: klaus123
Tags: Nun, Catholic Church, Abortion, Arizona
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