Christianity: The Underground Church

Bowing his head over the bottle of Saint-Emilion and a sliced loaf of whole-wheat bread on the living-room table, the priest prayerfully recalled the Last Supper: "And so we remember what Jesus said to his disciples, 'Take and eat, for this is my body.' " The consecration completed, the 24 men and women in the room kissed each other on the cheek or shook hands, as a sign of peace. While a guitar plunked softly in the background, the worshipers shared the bread and wine and sang a hymn from the Mass...

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