Tag Archives: H1N1

Prot. N. 655/09/L v. can. 223 and bishops restricting Communion on the tongue

Remember 2009? H1N1 “Swine Flu” Pandemic.  Right? Here’s some food for thought for bishops out there who think that they can simply run over the law – and people – via the excuse of can. 223. Meanwhile, in a US … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Anointing in the Time of Ebola

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I´m writing from Spain where sadly, a nurse is extremely ill with Ebola virus. She was infected while treating a Spanish missionary who was brought back from Africa to get treated. My question is this: imagine … Read More

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Calgary Communion Controversy Concluded

You all know about the controversy over Communion on the tongue in Calgary, Alberta. There has been a development. The website of the FSSP parish in Calgary announces that the "suspension" on celebration of the older form of Holy Mass … Read More

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The Calgary Communion Show Down

I have pretty much spoken my piece about the issue of attempts to deny the Catholic people their rites in the matter of how to receive Holy Communion, especially when a restriction is placed again Holy Communion on the tongue. … Read More

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CDWDS responds on question of H1N1 and restriction of Communion on the tongue

I don’t know how many e-mails I have received from people in distress about parishes or even dioceses attempting to issue edicts which effectively forbid reception of Holy Communion on the tongue because of the risk of contagion (e.g., Swine … Read More

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Diocesan H1N1 restrictions which make sense

I have already said pretty much everything I intend to say about H1N1/Swine Flu and restrictions issued by dioceses. However, this note seems to me to be – so far – the best approach from a diocese I have yet … Read More

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QUAERITUR: H1N1 and suspension of “cup” and handshakes

From a reader with my emphases: This notice just appeared in the weekly bulletin of St. Vincent Church of Akron, Ohio: H1N1 FLU— Due to the severity of the H1N1 Flu virus, it seems prudent to take whatever measures are necessary … Read More

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