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  • A truce was concluded in 1317, but as the Sicilians helped the north Italian Ghibellines in the attack on Genoa, and Frederick seized some Church revenues for military purposes, the pope (John XXII.) excommunicated him and placed the island under an interdict (1321) which lasted until 1 335.
  • France was threatened with the interdict, but before matters came to a head Innocent died on the 22nd of September 1143.
  • Excommunication and interdict (April 17, 1606) were met with defiance.
  • (j) Interdict was another form of partial or total suspension from the benefit of the rites and sacraments of the Church.
  • An interdict might be personal or local (see Interdict).

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