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Nitei Gavriel Aveilus 12:2 quoting Yoreh Deah 345:5 says that one who is a Mumar = convert to another religion, Moseir, or Apikores = Heretic, there is no Aveilus for them unless they did Teshuva (repented), or are considered a Tinok Shenishbo. If they were murdered or killed then Aveilus applies, as their death atones. Rama Yore Deah 340:5.
The Shulchan Aruch - Yoreh Deah סימן שפד - האבל אסור בתלמוד תורה says that: ב אִם הָאָבֵל (ב) כֹּהֵן, וְאֵין בב''ה כֹּהֵן אַחֵר, אָסוּר לוֹ לַעֲלוֹת לִקְרוֹת בַּתּוֹרָה. Even of the mourner is the only Cohen, he cannot be called up. The באר היטב however clarifies that in סימן ת - דיני אבלות בשבת the Shulchan Aruch says that on Shabbat a mourner ...
Shaarei Efrayim (shaar 1 sif 23 and shaar 8 sif 109) says that he should not be called up in the first place and should be asked to leave before the kriah. If he was called up already, then on weekdays he can't take the aliya but on Shabbos he can.
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