From Vincentian Encyclopedia
- § 1.--A member is to be held automatically dismissed from the Congregation if he:
- 1 has notoriously abandoned the Catholic faith;
- 2 has contracted marriage or has attempted it, even civilly.
- § 2.--In these cases the major superior with his council, after gathering together the evidence, shall without delay make a declaration of the fact so that the dismissal is juridically established according to the norm of canon 694.