Posts Tagged ‘Holy Communcion’

Judging Jeremy: Catholic outrage as Corbyn receives communion

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn and his right to receive holy communion is a hot topic in Catholic UK at the moment. Media reports are broadcasting statements about his faith – or lack of it. He’s not a Catholic says one source. He’s agnostic, says another. Perhaps he’s an atheist, says yet another. He has his own opinions- Read more

Divisions on divorce run to the top at bishops’ summit

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Heading into an Oct. 5-19 Vatican summit of bishops to discuss the family, the single most controversial question was whether Catholics who divorce and remarry outside the Church ought to be allowed to receive Communion. Since the meeting reaches its halfway mark Sunday, it’s logical to wonder where things stand. Alas, the answer is: We Read more

No communion for polluters

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Archbishop of Naples Crescenzio Sepe didn’t mince words when speaking about the issue of pollution on Wednesday, going so far as to say, “Those who pollute are not in the grace of God and can not take communion.” His remarks came in the wake of revelations that local mafia had buried cancer-causing toxic waste around Read more