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14 August 2014 | by Mark R. Francis | Comments: 1

Reactions to the Vatican’s new guidelines on the appropriate way of offering the sign of peace during Mass suggest that the real significance of the document has been misunderstood In a letter dated 12 July 2014, signed by Antonio Cañizares Llovera, the Spanish cardinal who is prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (CDW) introduced a circular letter to bishops’ conferences entitled “The Ritual Expression of the Gift of Peace at Mass”. According to the letter, this “didactic instruction” was the response to a request by Benedict XVI for a study of the place of the exchange of the sign of peace at Mass – “with a view to improving the understanding and carrying out of this gesture”. Ben ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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Comment by: Victor Pace
Posted: 17/08/2014 21:28:53

Do you think the Eucharst minds terribly being ignored when people are exchanging a heartfelt sign of peace? "Where two or three meet in my name, I am there among them" (Matt 18, 20)

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