Mormon Church Excommunicates Clergy Oversight General Authority, Doesn’t Tell Why

August 9, 2017

The church also confirmed to the Deseret News that “this action was not taken because of disillusionment or apostasy”. The grounds on which the Utah-based church excommunicates leaders include gross iniquity (involving transgressions such as murder, adultery, sexual perversion, and felony conviction) involving in or advocating plural marriage and apostatizing from the teachings of the Church.