Vatican ruling on giving Communion to Protestants sought

A Vatican ruling on giving Communion to Protestants is being sought.

According to draft guidelines approved by the German Bishops’ Conference in February, Protestant spouses may receive Communion after making a “serious examination of conscience”.

The Bishops’ Conference says they must also affirm “the faith of the Catholic Church”, and wish to end “serious spiritual distress” and a “longing to satisfy hunger for the Eucharist”. Read more

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