Nowhere Mentioned in Vatican II
Communion in the hand is Not mentioned in a single document of the Second Vatican Council, nor was it mentioned during any of the debates during the Council. In all sixteen documents of Vat II, there is No mention of Communion in the hand.
Before the Second Vatican Council, there is no historic record of bishops, priests or laity petitioning anyone for the introduction of Communion in the hand. Quite to the contrary, anyone who was raised in the pre Vatican II … [More]