Sunday, September 14, 2008

Book Banning - Past to Present

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List of banned books

Many societies have banned certain books. This is a partial list of books which have been banned. Various scriptures have been banned (and sometimes burned) at several points in history. The Bible, the Qur'an, and other religious scriptures have all been subjected to censorship and have been banned in various cities and countries. In Medieval Europe, the Roman Catholic Church created a program that lasted until 1966 to deal with dissenting printed opinion; it was called the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (index of prohibited books). Over the years many books based on the scriptures have also been banned, such as Leo Tolstoy's The Kingdom of God is Within You, which was banned in Russia for being anti-establishment. Books deemed critical of the state or its interests are another common target for banning. Books that deal with criminal matter have also been subjected to censorship. Small-press titles that have become infamous by being banned include The Anarchist Cookbook, E for Ecstasy, and Hit Man. In the four-volume series Banned Books published by FactsOnFile in 1998, the volumes were divided by grounds for banning: political, religious, sexual and social. The first three are often cited together as taboo in polite conversation. Notably, children's books that deal with death or other teenage angst or various crimes often find themselves banned perhaps because of parental worries about teenage suicide or copycat crimes. Many publications are targeted on the premise that children would be corrupted by reading them. This fear led to the creation of the Comics Code Authority in 1954.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
The Age of Reason Thomas Paine Philosophical treatise Banned in 18th century UK for blasphemy
All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque Anti-war novel Banned in Nazi Germany for demoralizing and insulting the Wehrmacht.
American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis Crime novel Sold wrapped in plastic and only sold to adults in Australia. Banned completely in Queensland. Banned for graphic sex and graphic violence.
The Anarchist Cookbook William Powell Guide book Banned in the US because of security reasons, as the book contains recipes for numerous explosives. Sale of the book is prohibited to any one under 21 in some areas.
Army of God Manual Anon Crime Classic 3rd edition, copies seized by court in Alexandria,Virginia, USA. Features 99 covert ways to stop abortion.
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret Judy Blume Young adult fiction Banned in some American schools and libraries due to discussing puberty.
Animal Farm George Orwell Political novella Publication delayed in UK because of anti-Stalin theme. Confiscated in Germany by Allied troops. Banned in 1946 in Yugoslavia.
Angaray Sajjad Zaheer Progressive short stories Banned in 1936 by the British government


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Bible Various authors Religious text Many translations of The Bible were banned by the Index Librorum Prohibitorum in the Catholic Church.

Banned in Saudi Arabia for not being of the Muslim faith. Banned in the USSR and the People's Republic of China for their antireligious reasons.

Biko Donald Woods Biography Banned in South Africa for its criticism of the apartheid system and white government.
Black Beauty Anna Sewell Novel Was banned in South Africa because of the use of the word 'black' in the title.[1]
Beautiful Retard Matthew Hansen Novel Banned in some US states because of its offensive title.
Bhavsagar Granth Baba Bhaniara Religious text Banned in Punjab, India because it is deemed heretical by orthodox Sikhs.
The Blue Lotus Hergé Graphic novel Banned in China for its pro-Kuomintang view and support.
The Book of One Thousand and One Nights
Collection Banned in many primarily Muslim countries for promoting non-muslim faith
Brave New World Aldous Huxley Novel Banned for its continuous criticism of censorship and lack of freedom of speech
Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson Novel Previously banned in the US for its offensive language and depictions of the occult.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Call of the Wild Jack London Novel Banned in Yugoslavia, Italy, and burned in Nazi bonfires.[2]
Candide Voltaire Novel Seized by US Customs in 1930 for obscenity.[2]
Civil Disobedience Henry David Thoreau Essay Removed from US libraries during McCarthyism. Banned in South Africa
The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels Economic treatise Banned in anti-Communist countries and the US during the Red Scare. Challenged in libraries for political reasons.
Comentarios Reales de los Incas Inca Garcilaso de la Vega History of the Inca Empire and its conquest by the Spanish Published in Spain by the son of Spanish conquistador and an Inca princess, its publication in Lima was forbidden by Carlos III of Spain during the uprising led by Tupac Amaru II, and was only published again in the Americas in 1918.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Dakar - The story of the Israeli submarine unit Mike Eldar, Captain Navy Israeli Navy History The book was banned in 1997 by a district court, due to an alleged charge according to the "Official Secret Act" following the ban of Eldar's previous book "Flotilla 11" regardless the fact it had been approved by the Israeli military censor and despite the fact that over 2000 copies had been sold. Eldar was accused of "espionage", his home was searched, his website was shut down and his computer and documents were confiscated. Following a 4-year legal struggle, the book was released and all charges against Eldar were dropped.
Did 6 Million Really Die? Richard Harwood Holocaust denial Previously banned in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, and most of mainland Europe, Germany and Austria in particular, for Holocaust denial.
Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak Novel Banned within the USSR until 1988 for its criticism of the Bolshevik Party.
The Death of Lorca Ian Gibson Biography, True crime Banned briefly in Spain. [2]


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Flotilla 11 - The battle for citation Mike Eldar, Navy Captain Israeli navy history The book was banned in 1997 by a government book committee acting under the "Official Secret Act" after it had been approved by the Israeli military censor and regardless of the fact that about 500 books had been sold. The book was republished in 2002 with no changes.
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway Novel Banned in Spain during Francisco Franco's rule for its pro- Republican views.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
The Golden Book of Chemistry Experiments Robert Brent Textbook Banned in the 1960s because the Chemistry experiments told as "simple" in the introduction of the book were simple but very dangerous.
Go Ask Alice Anonymous Novel Banned in many US states because it suggests the idea of anti-family and also banned because of its descriptiions of drug-use and offensive language and concepts.



Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Journal of Current Pictorial Chinese Alliance Manhua Banned by China's Qing government for spreading anti-Qing propaganda.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Karlsson-on-the-Roof Astrid Lindgren Childrens fantasy Banned in North America for subversive views on babysitters
Key of Solomon Unknown Grimoire/Magic Banned in Europe by Pope Innocent VI 1350 (& burnt), and again in 1559 for being dangerous.
The Kincora Scandal Chris Moore True crime Banned in UK for alleging British cover up over Satanic Abuse.
The King Never Smiles Paul M. Handley Biography Banned in Thailand for its criticism of King Bhumibol Adulyadej[3]
The Kingdom of God Is Within You Leo Tolstoy Religious treatise Banned in Tzarist Russia for its Christian anarchist content.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
The Last Temptation of Christ Nikos Kazantzakis Religious novel Banned for blasphemy and its portrayal of Jesus.
Lady Chatterley's Lover D. H. Lawrence Novel Temporarily banned in the United States and UK for violation of obscenity laws. Banned in Australia.
Lolita Vladimir Nabokov Novel Banned in Iran and Saudi Arabia for its content of pedophilia.
The Lorax Dr. Seuss Children's book Banned in parts of the US for being an allegorical political commentary.[4]


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
The Malay Dilemma Mahathir bin Mohamad Political ideology Banned in Malaysia for its criticism of UMNO and the May 13 Incident. But the ban was lifted when Dr. Mahathir himself is made the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia.
The Manchurian Candidate Richard Condon Political novel Banned in Communist states for political reason. Condemned by the American Legion.
Mein Kampf Adolf Hitler Political ideology Possession and sale for historical reasons is legal in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Only reproduction is forbidden due to copyrights (held by Bavarian state, expiring 70 years after the death of the author: 31. December 2015).
Mephisto Klaus Mann Political novel / Satire In 1968, Gustaf Gründgens' adopted son Peter Gorski sued Nymphenburger Verlagsbuchhandlung, then the publisher of Mephisto in West Germany. The Federal Constitutional Court of Germany ruled that Gründgens' personal freedom (Article 2 of the Basic Law) was more important than the freedom of art (Article 5).
Mirror of the Polish Crown Sebastian Miczyński Anti-Semitic pamphlet Because this pamphlet published in 1618 was one of the causes of the anti-Jewish riots in Cracow it was banned by Sigismund III Vasa
The Moon is Down John Steinbeck Political novel Banned in Nazi Germany and Nazi-occupied countries during World War II. Distributed Illegally by various resistance movements.
The Mountain Wreath Petar II Petrović Njegoš Drama in verse Banned in Bosnia schools by Carlos Westendorp.[5]


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell Sci-fi/Dystopian novel Banned in the USSR for political reasons. Accused of anti-semitism. Challenged in Florida for pro-communist and sexual themes.
Notre ami le roi Gilles Perrault Biography of Hassan II of Morocco Banned in Morocco for political reasons.[6]


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Novel Banned in the USSR for political reasons. Author was sent into exile.
On the Origins and Perpetual Use of the Legislative Powers of the Apostolic Kings of Hungary in Matters Ecclesiastical. Adam F. Kollár Legal-political Banned by the Vatican in 1764 for arguments against the political role of the Roman Catholic Church.[7] Original title: De Originibus et Usu perpetuo...


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
The Peaceful Pill Handbook Philip Nitschke and Fiona Stewart Instructional manual on euthanasia Banned in Australia for political reasons.
Perfidy Ben Hecht Historical novel Banned by certain Jewish Federation and Zionist libraries because of its poor depiction of the Zionist response to the holocaust.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong Mao Zedong Collection Banned in South Vietnam and anti-Communist nations in Asia.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
The Radsters Anonymous author Self Help Banned in Australia as deemed excessively 'turgid'.
Rights of Man Thomas Paine Political Banned in the UK and author charged with treason for supporting the French Revolution.[2] Banned in Tzarist Russia after the Decembrist revolt.
Rangila Rasul Pt. Chamupati Religious Currently banned in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.[8]


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie Novel Banned in India, Singapore,[9] and Muslim nations for blasphemy.
Shanghai Baby Wei Hui Novel (fictionalized memoir) Forty thousand copies of Shanghai Baby were burned by the Chinese government. Rights were subsequently sold in 19 countries. 200,000 copies are in print in Japan alone.
Soft Target: How Indian Intelligence Service Penetrated Canada Zuhair Kashmeri & Brian McAndrew Investigative Journalism Banned in India [10]. It is an investigative journalism work that accuses Indian intelligence of playing a role in the Air India Flight 182 bombing. Further claiming that the Indian intelligence manipulated Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Spycatcher Peter Wright Autobiography Banned in UK 1985-1988 for revealing secrets. Wright was a former MI5 intelligence officer and his book was banned before it was even published in 1987.
Steal This Book Abbie Hoffman How-To Book Banned in the U.S. until the late 1980's. This book was highly controversial because of its anti-government views.
Suicide mode d'emploi Claude Guillon Essay This book, reviewing all the accessible recipes for committing suicide, was cause of a great scandal in France in the 1970's and the subject of a law edicted in the French parliament which forbids not only this book to be sold in France but any medium giving tips or recipes on the way to kill oneself.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Thalia Arius Songbook Banned in the Roman Empire in the 330s+ for contradicting Trinitarianism. All of Arius writings were ordered burned and Arius exiled, and presumably assassinated for his writings.[11] banned by the Catholic Church for the next thousand plus years.
The Turner Diaries William Luther Pierce Novel Book stores and libraries refuse to distribute it because of its racist theme.[12] Banned in Germany for its Nazi ideology theme and Pierce leadership in the American Nazi Party. Blamed for a number of crimes allegedly inspired by the novel.[13]
Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller Novel (fictionalized memoir) Banned in the US in the 1930s until the early 1960s, seized by US customs for sexually explicit content and vulgarity. The rest of Miller's work was also banned by the United States.[14] Also banned in South Africa until the late 1980s.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Ulysses James Joyce Novel Challenged and temporarily banned in the US for its sexual content. Ban overturned in United States v. One Book Called Ulysses.
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Novel Banned in the Southern States and Tzarist Russia. Challenged by the NAACP for allegedly racist portrayal of African Americans and the use of the word "Nigger".[15]
United States-Vietnam Relations: 1945-1967 Robert McNamara and the United States Department of Defense Government Study President Nixon attempted to suspend publication of classified information. See: New York Times Co. v. United States


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
We Yevgeny Zamyatin Sci-fi novel Banned in the USSR for political reasons.
The Wealth of Nations Adam Smith Economic treatise Banned in Great Britain and France for criticizing Mercantilism.
Banned in communist nations for its capitalist content.[16]
The Well of Loneliness Radclyffe Hall Novel Banned in the UK in 1928 for its lesbian theme, republished in 1949.[17]
What my Mother Doesn't Know Sonya Sones Novel Banned in some school libraries for use of sexual content.
Wild Swans Jung Chang Novel Banned in China for political reasons.
Winds of Change Reza Pahlavi Political science Banned in Iran for political reasons.


Title Author Type of Literature Reason
Zweites Buch Adolf Hitler Transcript Possession and sale is illegal in Germany and Austria because of Nazi content. [18]

See also


  1. ^ Why Were These Books Banned?.
  2. ^ a b c Banned Books Online.
  3. ^ Warrick-Alexander, James (February 06, 2006). Thailand Bars Univ. Website. Yale Daily News.
  4. ^ Why Were These Books Banned? - The Lorax.
  5. ^ New World Order's Inquisition in Bosnia.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ Andor Csizmadia, Adam Franz Kollár und die ungarische rechtshistorische Forschung. 1982.
  8. ^ Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850 by Ayesha Jalal
  9. ^ "Singapore will not Allow Publication of Prophet Cartoons",, 2006-02-10. Retrieved on 2007-06-14.
  10. ^ Amazon Soft Target Book listing. Retrieved on 2007-12-19.
  11. ^ Edict Against Arius (333).
  12. ^ Extremism in America.
  13. ^ 'Turner Diaries' introduced in McVeigh trial.
  14. ^ From Henry Miller to Howard Stern (2004-03-09).
  15. ^ Stowe Debate.
  16. ^ An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
  17. ^ Smith, David. "Lesbian novel was 'danger to nation'", The Observer, 2005-01-02. Retrieved on 2006-10-09.
  18. ^ Anti-Nazi Laws.

Historical Revisionism and the Legacy of George Orwell

Mark Weber

During the Second World War, George Orwell wrote a weekly radio political commentary, designed to counter German and Japanese propaganda in India, that was broadcast over the BBC overseas service. His wartime work for the BBC was a major inspiration for his monumental novel, 1984. Very few readers of 1984 know, for example, that Orwell's attack against the perverse double-talk language called Newspeak was based on the author's revulsion against Basic English, an artificial language that Churchill's wartime cabinet wanted the BBC to use in its overseas propaganda. Similarly, Orwell's model for the lying Ministry of Truth was the British wartime Ministry of Information, which censored BBC broadcasts. The shorthand form, Minitrue, was taken directly from the Ministry of Information telegraphic address, Miniform.

Throughout his lifetime, the great English writer continually questioned all "official" or "accepted" versions of history. As early as 1945, just after the end of the war in Europe, he expressed doubts about the widespread stories of "gas oven" exterminations (Notes on Nationalism). George Orwell was a revisionist. He detested officially sanctioned atrocity and hate propaganda. If he were alive today he would certainly be nauseated by the pervasive Holocaust propaganda of our times. And as a staunch lifelong supporter of free speech and open historical inquiry, he would undoubtedly defend the right of revisionist historians to present their challenging views to the world.

It is worth noting that last July's devastating fire-bomb attack against the offices of the Institute for Historical Review, the foremost center of dissident historical inquiry, took place during the year made immortal by 1984. The terrorist attack also forced the rescheduling of the revisionist conference dedicated to Orwell's memory. Symbolically, the July fire-bombing of the Institute was an attack against the spirit of George Orwell in our times.

Life in the western world today differs markedly from what Orwell suggested it might be like in 1984. In contrast to the squalid, puritanical and thoroughly regimented life of 1984's Oceania, American life today is increasingly anarchic and self-indulgent. But there are also many ominous similarities. Deceptive "Newspeak" terms are in wide use today. One of the most odious examples is "affirmative action" which, despite its benign ring, is a dishonest label for a vast government-imposed program of anti-White racial discrimination. And like the hysterical "hate sessions" unforgettably described in 1984, Americans endure an endless array of hyper-emotional propaganda designed to whip up mindless hatred of anything smacking of "Nazism" or "Hitlerism." While the attention span of the American mass media normally seems to last no longer than a few weeks or months, its appetite for Holocaust atrocity propaganda is apparently insatiable.

Orwell himself recognized that "unacceptable" views are suppressed in modern democratic society not in the crude, heavy-handed way described in 1984, but much more subtly and insidiously. He put it this way:

At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas which it is assumed that all right-thinking people will accept without question. It is not exactly forbidden to state this or that or the other, but it is "not done."... Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing, either in the popular press or in the highbrow periodicals.

Accordingly, Holocaust revisionism is vilified with particular vehemence, almost invariably by individuals who have obviously never made the slightest effort to discover what revisionists have actually written. When the mass media does bother to describe revisionist views on the Holocaust to the public, the usual practice is to portray them as so ludicrous and childishly absurd that no rational person could possibly take them seriously, but also as just plausible enough so that others, not quite so enlightened, might be taken in. The Simon Wiesenthal Holocaust Center, for example, charges that revisionists claim that concentration camp crematories were not really crematories at all, but bread ovens. Revisionists are often accused of claiming that the well-known photos of emaciated corpses found in camps at the end of the war are fakes, or that no Jews ever died in the camps. Such perverse misrepresentation is very reminiscent of the passage in 1984 which describes a "hate session" presentation of a concocted speech by the monstrous and semi-legendary arch-fiend Goldstein:

Goldstein was delivering his usual venomous attack upon the doctrines of the Party -- an attack so exaggerated and perverse that a child should have been able to see through it, and yet just plausible enough to fill one with an alarmed feeling that other people, less level-headed than oneself, might be taken in by it.

The powers that be are not content with merely propagandistic or behind-the-scenes methods of maintaining their self-serving portrayals of history. While historical revisionism has always been strictly forbidden in Communist countries, now even some ostensibly democratic governments are trying to legally suppress "unacceptable" historical views. The West German government, for example, has approved a proposed law that would prohibit historical works that "minimize" or "deny" Nazi crimes.

The Canadian government has banned the importation of many purely political and historical works, including Behind Communism and None Dare Call It Conspiracy, on the basis of a law which makes it illegal to import literature "of an immoral or indecent character." Bowing to pressure from the B'nai B'rith, Canadian officials added The Hoax of the Twentieth Century to its list of banned books. Canadian police even raided a couple of university libraries to seize copies of this supposedly dangerous book from library shelves. The B'nai B'rith recently asked the Canadian government to forbid the importation of all future issues of The Journal of Historical Review, a particularly pernicious violation of the time-honored principle of the presumption of innocence. Of course, the hypocritical import ban will have no significant long-term effect on the ever wider distribution of revisionist works in Canada. As Arthur Butz put it, the Canadian move against his book was rather like locking the barn door after the horses have already escaped.

The most spectacular recent effort to legally suppress free historical inquiry and expression was the Toronto trial of revisionist Ernst Zündel on a charge of "publishing false news likely to cause injury or mischief to a public interest." Despite the guilty verdict against the German-Canadian for publishing the booklet, Did Six Million Really Die?, the trial was a public relations victory for Holocaust revisionism.

Canadian television and newspapers gave the eight-week-long case prominent and detailed coverage. Among those who testified on behalf of Zündel were IHR Advisory Committee members Dr. Robert Faurisson, Dr. William Lindsey, Ditlieb Felderer and Udo Walendy. Generally unbiased press reports appeared under startling headlines, such as: "Gas was not used in prison camps, expert tells court," "Nazi gas chambers unproven, court told," "Genocide a myth, jury told," "The Nazi 'final solution' meant relocating Jews," "View of Belsen was propaganda, trial told," "Mass gassing impossible, says chemist," and "Camp gas chambers fake, Holocaust revisionist says." Never before have revisionist views received such widespread coverage in any country. As a result of the trial, more Canadians than ever now doubt the Holocaust story.

The apparent consensus of Canadian newspapers and news commentators is that the Zündel case was a major mistake and that the seldom used law under which he was tried should be abolished. For example, Toronto Star columnist Gerald Caplan complained that "someone made a terrible, terrible blunder" in putting Zündel on trial because "the very magnitude of the attention he has received has afforded him and witnesses who supported him some legitimacy in the eyes of innocent Canadians." In an editorial entitled "A threat to free speech," the Toronto Star pointed out that the vaguely worded law under which Zündel was tried is ominously characteristic of totalitarian societies. The Star compared the Zündel trial to similarly perverse legal efforts to suppress Galileo's supposedly dangerous idea that the sun is the center of our solar system and, more recently, the theory of evolution. Toronto Sun columnist George Jonas lamented that the trial "handed them (Zündel and his supporters) a victory on a platter." In the words of another Sun columnist, Walter Stewart, Zündel "won the propaganda war hands down."

The increasingly frantic efforts by "thought police" organizations such as B'nai B'rith are manifestations of weakness, not strength. For despite the tremendous obstacles, the trend is clear. Historical revisionism has been growing ever more influential. Revisionist works can be found in ever greater numbers of college and public libraries across the United States. And the phoenix-like rebirth of the IHR from the ashes of terrorist attack is proof of the Institute's undaunted vitality and an expression of its supporters' faith in the ultimate triumph of truth over lies.

One of the great strengths of historical revisionism in its struggle for public acceptance is that it holds the moral high ground. In spite of their pervasive propaganda and awesome power, the B'nai B'rith and its allies operate like thieves in the night. They cannot tolerate the glare of scrutiny or the light of open debate. Despite their yapping about human rights and democracy, they are the ones trying to stifle free speech and open inquiry. In the long run, their deceitful and hypocritical efforts just won't wash with men and women of good will.

In the wake of the arson attack against the Institute's offices last July, hundreds of letters of support and encouragement arrived from around the world. Among the many who expressed their solidarity with the IHR were two of the most widely-read and respected historians of our time. British author, David Irving, who addressed the 1983 IHR conference, told the Institute: "I was deeply shocked to hear of the firebomb attack on your premises ... The inaction of the Torrance police department since then is also disturbing."

And American Pulitzer prize-winning author John Toland wrote:

When I learned of the torching of the office-warehouse of the Institute for Historical Review I was shocked. And when I heard no condemnation of this act of terrorism on television and read no protests in the editorial pages of our leading newspapers or from the halls of academia, I was dismayed and incensed. Where are those defenders of democracy who over the years have so vigorously protested the burning of books by Hitler? Are they only summer soldiers of democracy, selective in their outrage? I call on all true believers in democracy to join me in public denunciation of the recent burning of books in Torrance, California.

The fact that the Institute for Historical Review is so hated and vilified by the bigoted forces of darkness that seek to strangle any contrary voice, no matter how modest, is itself evidence of its importance as a bulwark against intellectual tyranny and scholastic repression. Just as challenges to political and social orthodoxy are vitally important in any healthy society, so also is it essential to challenge orthodox portrayals of the past. That is the work of historical revisionism. It deserves the support of everyone who honestly supports the search for historical truth, no matter where it may lead. George Orwell would surely agree.



  1. The first three chapters of the
    Army of God Manual can be found at:

  2. Mein Kampf was never placed on the Catholic Church's list of forbidden books. Nor was any of the many Catholic leaders from Hitler on down ever excommunicated. See http://CatholicArrogance.Org/RCscandal