Posts Tagged ‘receive Communion’

Sharing chalice at Mass a minimal risk

Monday, March 9th, 2020

The Catholic Church in New Zealand has not as yet prohibited sharing the chalice and sharing a handshake at the sign of peace at Mass. “Should there be a need for restrictions on receiving Communion or the exchange of the Sign of Peace, these will be immediately notified to parishes throughout the country,” said the Read more

Why Pope Francis does not give Communion

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Pope Francis has a general policy of not administering Communion to members of the congregation at the public Masses he celebrates. Though the Pope has give no explanation for this practice, Vatican journalist Sandro Magister has come up with the reason: He does not want to give unrepentant sinners a photo opportunity. Magister said the Read more