A Fascinating Hypothetical
Can an excommunicated cardinal be allowed to participate in a conclave? Civil and common lawyers will not be surprised to learn that the canon lawyer's answer is an answer they are very familiar with indeed:
You can find out what it depends on here.
(And by the way, it punctures a few holes in some sede vacantist arguments. And, yes, I am aware we are all sede vacantists at the moment. But I mean those who are more or less permanently so.)
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