A person who commits a homicide or who kidnaps, detains, mutilates, or gravely wounds a person by force or fraud is to be punished with the privations and prohibitions mentioned in can. 1336
according to the gravity of the delict. Homicide against the persons mentioned in can. 1370,
however, is to be punished by the penalties established there.
A person who procures a completed abortion incurs a latae sententiae excommunication.
§1. A cleric who lives in concubinage, other than the case mentioned in can. 1394,
and a cleric who persists with scandal in another external sin against the sixth commandment of the Decalogue is to be punished by a suspension. If he persists in the delict after a warning, other penalties can gradually be added, including dismissal from the clerical state.
§2. A cleric who in another way has committed an offense against the sixth commandment of the Decalogue, if the delict was committed by force or threats or publicly or with a minor below the age of sixteen years, is to be punished with just penalties, not excluding dismissal from the clerical state if the case so warrants.
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