Religion: Keep it Holy

The Romanward wing of the Anglican Church won a great victory in London last week when the House of Clergy voted, 176-91, to amend the Prayer Book to permit "reservation of the Sacrament."

What does this mean? With no attempt at theological niceties, and admitting that the explanation is technically inadequate, it means this:

At the mass (or "Lord's Supper") the priest blesses or consecrates a certain physical amount of bread or wine or both for distribution to the participants in the holy feast. (In the Roman Catholic Church, only the priest drinks of the...

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