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QUAERITUR: Celiac Disease revisited

From a reader:
My husband has Celiac Disease. The communion is wheat. What is he to do?
You have options.
First, you can tell the priest(s) at the parish about the condition and ask if your husband could receive only the Precious Blood.
Otherwise, … Continue reading

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USCCB: “Celiac Disease, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Church’s Pastoral Response” (Gluten, mustum, etc.)

From the Newsletter of the USCCB’s Liturgy Committee for October:
Celiac Disease, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Church’s Pastoral Response
Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. For those with the disease, eating … Continue reading

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