Tag: eucharist

Not in My Backyard

Bishop Wuerl had better do something about this. Kerry Takes Communion on Mother’s Day May 9, 4:59 PM (ET) By MIKE GLOVER "PITTSBURGH (AP) – Democrat John Kerry attended Mother’s Day Mass on Sunday and took communion although some Roman Catholic leaders say he should not receive it because his abortion-rights stance violates church teachings."

Another Viewpoint

In the interest of fairness, the following offers an opposing viewpoint to the “John Kerry must not receive communion” chant. Dublin Archbishop warns against politicisation of Eucharist “New Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin expressed concern about interpretations of Vatican instructions that could lead to the Eucharist becoming a ‘political battleground’.” Denying Communion on abortion is last …

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Katholic Politicians

Why Communion Could Be Denied to Anti-Life Legislators Interview With an American Theologian in Rome “ROME, APRIL 26, 2004 (Zenit.org).- Moves by the Church to deny Holy Communion to staunchly pro-abortion Catholic politicians are growing.” What Vatican II did, and didn’t, teach about conscience Elections and voting booths are never `faith-free’ zones “Vatican II must …

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Proper Worship

I’ve anxiously awaited this document. Vatican Document Targets Abuses Against Eucharist Reiterates and Explains Key Norms for Worthy Celebration and Reception VATICAN CITY, APRIL 23, 2004 (Zenit.org).- A new Vatican instruction on the Eucharist takes pains to emphasize that the Blessed Sacrament “is too great for anyone to permit himself to treat it according to …

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Heretic

This guy isn’t just a schismatic or wayward. He’s heretical. "The Sacrament of the Eucharist (Holy Communion) will be offered to all who attend the Liturgy" All? That is absolutely forbidden by the Church. Valid confirmation and no stain of mortal sin are required. "Father Bill Hausen is a validly ordained Priest. He has not …

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