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Cardinal Ranjith Reiterates that Communicants Receive Kneeling and on the Tongue

Rorate Caeli: As reported last year on Rorate the Archbishop of Colombo in Sri Lanka, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, has restored in his archdiocese the practice of communion on the tongue only and while kneeling. Last month, on the Feast of St. Joseph, he reiterated in an address to his clergy that this manner of receiving communion is mandatory for all of the faithful in his … More →

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Sri Lankan Cardinal Ranjith Outlaws Communion in Hand, Restores Communion Rails and Worship Ad Orientem

The Eponymous Flower: At the end of June Malcom Cardinal Ranjith of Colombo in Sri Lanka condemns the celebration of the Mass on the supper table facing the pews. The Cardinal spoke in the framework of a conference, which took place in Rome from 20th to the 24th of June in Rome, organized by the “Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist”. More here.

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