Why a Woman was Ex-communicated by The Mormon Church

All-male panel takes action against Kate Kelly for calling for change regarding women in the church.
1:18 | 06/23/14

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And now the news back in this country tonight a woman who urged the Mormon Church to give women a bigger role has been excommunicated. She argued that women priests should be included she was tried and found guilty of a pasta see renunciation of -- faith. ABC's Morris -- -- now. Being tried in absentia by an all male panel this afternoon Kate Kelly got the -- she was dreading the lifelong Mormon excommunicated from the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints punished for forming the group ordained women which seeks to allow women into the priesthood. A letter to Kelly church officials writing you have persisted in an aggressive effort to persuade other church members to your point of view. Thank you so much for being here today since forming the group last year Kelly has led several protests saying she -- the groups of young Mormon girls wouldn't doubt their word. And it isn't that she's valued -- is god thinks she. And good artist and -- and have the talent Kelly can be readmitted to the church if she needs and conditions after a year. Still the devout follower tells ABC news tonight she is devastated by the decision and a spokesperson for ordain women says the group will continue. Morris gavel -- ABC news New York.

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