strtoupper('“A')dmonished by the Church”

That is, it became expedient for those in transgression to be confronted by the appropriate Church officers; for their sins to be spelled out; and for an invitation to pursue a proper course to be extended.
Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet -

Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 2

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