Words of consecration, Catholics & gays

FOR WHOM?

The essay “All In? Salvation & the Language of the Liturgy,” by Rev. Toan Joseph Do (December 19, 2008), took me back to discussions of biblical and liturgical topics following Vatican II. The late biblical scholar Barnabas Ahern surprised me when he said most bishops at the council did not know that the words of Eucharistic consecration in the...

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