Feeding the Hungry

A Look At The Communion Line

Whenever I read an article that advocates refusing the Eucharist to people whose public politics conflict with church teachings, it worries me. I find I have a lot of questions. Why, for instance, does the controversy seem to center only on one hot-button issue? I wonder, too, how anyone could possibly be comfortable making the judgment call on who gets served and who does not. Don't they worry about usurping the role of the One Who Alone Gets To Judge?

There's another thing that...

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About the Author

Fr. Nonomen (a pseudonym) is the pastor of a suburban parish. He has been a priest for more than twenty years.