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Different Protestant denominations will have different views on this, and it is relatively easy to tell which view applies. At the risk of oversimplification the two main camps are: Communion is a sacrament that is in some sense a means of grace. Communion is a memorial that of itself conveys no benefits other than the beliefs and state of mind it engenders ...


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Different denominations within Protestantism would have different answers to this. The Church of England (especially Anglo-Catholic) would have a very different idea to an Open Brethren Assembly, for example. The objection of potential 'schism' or 'disunity' cannot apply when circumstances prevail in which the separation (of households) is due, solely, to a ...


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Yes. All they have to do is wait until communion, walk up and receive the eucharistic wafer. However, Catholic teaching is that anyone who receives communion should be in a state of grace ( https://www.catholic.com/tract/who-can-receive-communion ). Someone who has had sexual intercourse in an invalid marriage (among many other things) and not gone to ...


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"As they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take and eat it; this is my body.” Then he took a cup, and after giving thanks, he gave it to them and said, “Drink from it, all of you. For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. But I tell you, I will ...


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Is it a sacrilege to take communion in hand? The short answer is no! However some may believe otherwise. If it were sacrileges, the present teaching do not reflect that to be the case. Rome allows this by indult in the New Rite. If it were a sacrilege, that indult would not have been accorded by Rome. Both ways are permitted within the Ordinary Form of the ...


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