Thursday, November 26, 2009

It is not licit to deny communion on the tongue due to H1N1


The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments responded to a lay Catholic in Britain, in a diocese in which communion on the tongue had been restricted due to concerns related to the Influenza A virus, subtype H1N1 ("Swine flu") epidemic."


Paul said...

What? The letter says nothing about H1N1, or its relevance.

thefederalist said...

Exactly. Each of the faithful always has the right to receive Holy Communion on the tongue. The prevalence of H1N1 is not relevant.