@rhemes It would be near impossible for a Priest to know who to deny Holy Communion to,unless he was aware of the communicants disposition.
True. In most cases the priest would not know the disposition of each individual communicant. However, in the public arena, there are notable and very important exceptions where the implementation of Canon Law's canon 915would apply.
This is a long but important quote:
Let's take the Democrat Catholic governor of Colorado, Bill Ritter, for an example, …[More]
Archbishop Chaput is my favorite but nobody is perfect...
Sadly, Archbishop Chaput has indicated that it is the responsibility of the communicant to stay away from the Communion Rail. This is not correct. Rather, it is the responsibility of the Minister of the Eucharist to deny Holy Communion. This is a huge difference that goes against the Church's teachings regarding canon 915 as well as recent statements from the Vatican stating that the manifest pro-abortion politicians must be denied, and [More]
The USCCB bureaucracy is in favor of a whole host of left-wing ideas, including the concept of nationalized health care. That is why so many conservative Catholics, like me, pay little or no heed to policy pronouncements from that body. (unless the USCCB has unanimous support from each and every American ordinary, its statements have utterly no force unless they have been approved by the Holy See).
If you haven't done so, you need to review Bishop Vasa's remarks about that very subject here. … [More]