TITLE

OCCASIONAL EUCHARISTIC HOSPITALITY: REVISITING THE QUESTION

AUTHOR(S)
RAUSCH, THOMAS P.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Theological Studies;Jun2013, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p399
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The current Roman Catholic discipline regarding sacramental sharing does not seem to express the degree of communion that now exists between and among the churches. After examining the theological implications of the concept of communio, some developments in canon law, and some recent diocesan guidelines, the article asks whether the Roman Catholic Church might offer occasional eucharistic hospitality to some non-Catholic Christians, noting that eucharistic hospitality is different from intercommunion in that it is offered not to churches but to individuals in particular circumstances.
ACCESSION #
87729678

 

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