Cardinal Arinze says sharing Communion with Catholics cannot be an option for Protestants: 'It isn’t just that we wish one another well. After Mass you can go to the refectory and have a cup of tea and even a glass of beer and a bit of cake. That’s OK. But the Mass is not like that.'
A best-selling book entitled The Benedict Option raises fundamental issues about the possibility of living as a Christian in a world increasingly antipathetic to the Church’s values, says a former abbot, who casts doubt on author Rod Dreher’s proposed solution