Pope Benedict has not only given us Summorum Pontificum to derestrict the Traditional pre-Conciliar Mass, not only given his own Diocese of Rome a personal parish, not only begun a movement to rethink ad orientem worship and the use of older forms of vestments.
He is now drilling into the physical posture of our reception of Holy Communion.
Do you remember how on Corpuse Christi His Holiness distributed Holy Communion exclusively on the tongue to people kneeling?
Here is how that looked:
Some people mildly suggested that this was an odd case, that it didn’t signal anything special.
Some of us were more optimistic.
The Holy Father just concluded a brief Apostolic Visit to Brindisi, Italy, down toward the "heel" of the Italian "boot".
Here is an image of His Holiness distributing Holy Communion in Brindisi this weekend:
But wait… there’s more!
The next day in Santa Maria di Leuca: