Beliefs Excommunicated bishop still sees himself as Roman Catholic By Fredrick Nzwili | September 11, 2013 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs Excommunicated Zambian Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo speaks at a press conference in Washington in this Sept. 27, 2006, file photo. In a Dec. 17 statement, the Vatican said he has been dismissed from the priesthood. Photo by Paul Haring/Catholic News Service Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) Milingo’s quest to reunite with Rome may be quixotic. The Catholic Church has cut all ties to him.