Many were surprised when Kate Kelly was excommunicated. I wasn't.

Her actions and behavior left her church leaders with little choice.

In fact, the only thing that surprised me at all is why it took so long.

Her actions, and some other things that have been happening, made me wonder where the Church was going to draw the line, or if a line even existed anymore.

I'm old enough to remember a lot of other excommunicants and their circumstances. I don't see where Kate Kelly's activities were fundamentally any different from theirs.

The Church drew the line where it has always drawn the line.

If this excommunication surprised you, perhaps you need to examine some of your beliefs and see if there is some disordered thinking in your head somewhere.

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