'Excommunicate me, please'

Sheila O'Brien is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, a product of 22 years of Catholic education and active in her parish. She is a justice of the Illinois Appellate Court, Chicago.

She has a think-piece in the Chicago Tribune titled Excommunicate me, please that begins: "Would someone in Rome formally excommunicate me, please? I want to be excommunicated by the Roman Catholic Church because walking away will break my heart."

It has quite a few comments.

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