Can someone who leaves Catholicism still go to heaven?

If someone leaves the Catholic faith, joins a protestant church and does not come back to the Catholic church before he dies can he still go to heaven?

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Recommended Reading:

Non Catholics going to heaven
Salvation from the Catholic Answers Library
Extra ecclesiam nulla salus
Salvation Outside of the Church

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