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VIDEO: Bishop of Salt Lake City – @BpOSolis – denies a man Communion on the tongue @Diocese_of_SLC

UPDATE 23 July 2020: Over at the toxic Fishwrap, Madame Defarge has dropped the knitting needles so as all the better to clutch the pearls. Several right-wing websites are inviting people to complain to Bishop Oscar Solis of Salt Lake City because … Continue reading

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URGENT – TIME SENSITIVE – INFO NEEDED ABOUT DENIAL OF COMMUNION ON THE TONGUE – REPOST, TWEET, ETC.

UPDATE: 4 August 2020 CLOSED UPDATE: 7 July 2020 The original deadline for this has passed.  I am waiting to hear back from the canonist in Rome about the data summary from the survey. Although the deadline has passed, I … Continue reading

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COVID-1984 UPDATE: Doctors say Communion on the tongue while kneeling is safer than Communion on the hand

First, retired Polish Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga, said that bishops who force people to receive Communion on the hand are going to “end up in Hell”. HERE For a person to wind up in Hell he has to have committed … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM: A tip for receiving Communion on the tongue in time of COVID-1984: HOLD YOUR BREATH!

In this time of COVID-1984, where up is down and back is front and clocks are melting off the edges of tables, there are some in high places in the Church who are determined to ban Communion on the tongue.  … Continue reading

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@BishopStika responds to @FatherZ, who responds in turn. And feedback about yesterday’s furious post.

Yesterday, I expressed my anger at the selfish jackasses who verbally abused a woman working the switchboard of a US diocese because that diocese’s bishop, Most. Rev. Richard Stika of Knoxville banned Communion on the tongue due to COVID-1984. He … Continue reading

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Bp. Folda of @fargodiocese opines about people who desire Communion on the tongue during Coronavirus

The Diocese of Fargo is one of the US dioceses which has improperly banned Communion on the tongue, in the context of the Wuhan Corona Lockdown Virus.  This ultra vires policy flies in the face of Redemptionis Sacramentum 92. Fargo … Continue reading

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A bishop reverses his restriction on Communion on the tongue.

During this Chinese COVID-1984 virus pandemic, some bishops have, ultra vires, improperly restricted Communion on the tongue, ostensibly out of concern for public health.  When questioned, some have succumbed to the temptation to double-down on poorly crafted and unfortunately worded … Continue reading

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Joseph Shaw’s HPR article has food for thought about reception of Communion during COVID-1984

A reader alerted me to a fine article at HPR by Joseph Shaw of the UK’s Latin Mass Society.  He wrote something that pertains to my look, yesterday, at the guidelines issued by the Diocese of Little Rock.  I took … Continue reading

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Wherein a Bishop bans Communion on the tongue until after Mass. A Response.

Here is a dictate from the Bishop of Little Rock, Most Rev. Anthony B. Taylor, dated 7 May 2020 to his flock about reception of Communion on the tongue during this COVID-1984 time. We’ve seen Bp. Taylor before, in 2016, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Hand sanitizer and particles of the Host

I’ve seen various guidelines from dioceses and from a USCCB committee which – properly – uphold distribution of Communion on the tongue during these COVID-1984 phases.  They say with variations that the minister can or must use hand sanitizer between … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What to do when intransigent priests refuse Communion on the tongue.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’m thinking we should all have a united voice on the question of reception of Holy Communion in a time of draconian policies forbidding Communion on the Tongue with the excuse of Coronavirus. You have a … Continue reading

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Wherein buttinski @austeni publicly insults @latinmassuk over his suggestion of Spiritual Communion in time of contagion. @fatherz subsequently rants.

An unavoidable periergos of the extreme papalotry gang, Austen Iveriegh today sticks his nose in where it has no business in Tweet intended to denigrate Joseph Shaw of the UK’s long-established Latin Mass Society.  I am a dues paying member of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Suspension of Communion on the tongue because of #Coronavirus

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, in the Philippines a bishop told people to stop receiving Communion on the tongue and receive only in the hand because of Coronavirus and don’t have the chalice too. What say you? We have seen … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Visiting priest says don’t receive Communion on the tongue because of colds and influenza

From a reader: Today at Mass, a visiting retired priest sat down after communion and proceeded to admonish those of us who receive the Holy Communion on the tongue saying that we should cease to do so because it is … Continue reading

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“Don’t bite the priest!”

This is a great tweet. I am reminded of a post on this I wrote in April. HERE. And I even once had a post with the phrase, “Don’t bite the priest!” HERE Today we celebrated First Communions at our … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How to receive Communion on the tongue?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Hi, Father. 1) I keep thinking that I should receive the Eucharist on the tongue, but am running into barriers, [you mean… like dopey priests?] to include the following: a) “how” to actually receive on the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Communion on the tongue for people with Oral Herpes – HSV-1

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father Z, I have been diagnosed with oral herpes. It is fairly common and to my knowledge I am asymptomatic. With that said should I avoid receiving the precious blood ever? Also, can I still receive … Continue reading

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UPDATE: A bishop urges priests to encourage reception of Holy Communion on the tongue, kneeling. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

UPDATE 19 April 2017: The full, transcribed text of Bp. Morlino’s sermon is available HERE ___ Originally Published on: Apr 12, 2017 Last night, Tuesday in Holy Week, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, the Extraordinary Ordinary, Bishop of … Continue reading

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A proposal for the Year of Mercy: ban Communion in the hand

Dom Mark Kirby of Silverstream Priory posted at his blog Vultus Christi an idea which I endorse. Reacting not only to the hideous sacrilege committed by an “artist” in Pamplona, Spain, but also to constant abuses of the Eucharist across the globe, … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Response to claim that Communion on tongue will spread influenza (and whatever else)

Appended below is letter by longtime Fr. Z’s Blog reader and participant to the pastor of the reader’s parish. It seems that in Sunday’s parish bulletin the pastor alleged that priests touch communicants’ tongues when people insist on receiving on … Continue reading

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