Religion: Two Altars, One Mass

Catholics and Episcopalians worship together in a unique church

The priest at the altar lifts a loaf of pita bread and recites the familiar words of consecration: "Take this, all of you, and eat it: this is my body which will be given up for you... do this in memory of me." Meanwhile, at the opposite end of the sanctuary, a second priest lifts an identical loaf and intones: "Take, eat: This is my Body, which is given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me..."

The overlapping words convey an impression of unity and division. They were spoken last Sunday, during...

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