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Peters needed to Restate more forcefully his Declaration of Canon 915's Withholding of Communion for Cuomo in his new Excommunication Article

Canon lawyer Ed Peters is basically saying the new canon law makes it nearly impossible to excommunicate politicians like a Andrew Cuomo or a Adolf Hitler.

As a side note: if the new canon law makes it nearly impossible to excommunicate anyone even a Cuomo or a Hitler, does this mean that Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre and Pope Francis critic Fr. Alessandro Maria Minutella were never excommunicated?

Why is it that defenders of Catholic orthodoxy and tradition can be excommunicated by canon law while mass killing politicians like Cuomo and Hitler can't?

But getting back to the point, Peters in his new excommunication article on Cardinal Timothy Dolan needed to more forcefully restate what he said two weeks ago on Canon 915 about Cuomo and other pro-abortion politicians not receiving Communion:

"Canon 915 ... requires... action... alerts an individual about his or her morally gravely dangerous public conduct, to protect the faith community from scandal... Are these not the key goals sought by those calling for ... Cuomo's excommunication?.. why try to purse those goals with a cumbersome penal institute such as excommunication when Canon 915 is sitting in front of us?"

"In short, has not Canon 915's moment, at last, arrived."
(Canon Law Blog, "Canon 915's moment has arrived," January 25, 2018)

Canon 915 says:

Those "who obstinately persist in manifest grave sin, are not to be admitted to Communion."

Spokane Bishop Thomas Daly just used Canon 915 to declared to pro-abortion politicians that they "should not" receive Communion in his diocese.

I hope that Peters will again as he did two weeks ago say forcefully that Dolan should Canon 915 Cuomo for those who haven't read the earlier post.

Note:

Special thanks to a kind journalist who saw my original post and alerted me to the canon lawyer's earlier more forceful post which helped me rewrite the piece and not make a fool of myself as well as not misrepresent Peters' position.

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church.

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