The new Vatican rules , issued on Thursday , make the ordination of women "a crime against the Faith" and therefore incurring instant excommunication for any woman seeking ordination , as well for those attempting to ordain her . They also make child abuse by clergy "a crime against morals" leading to possible defrocking .
After reading this in this morning's paper , Husband , raised a Catholic , mildly inquired , "Can you ask to be excommunicated ? "
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