“In the opinion of St. Alphonsus Liguori, a Doctor of the Church, the minister should rather die than give communion to the publicly unworthy.”

So, writes Scriptor in this awesome rebuttal to Ed Peters and in defense of Fr. Guarnizo.  Please check it out.  Specially, take note of the comments posted on the site, Rorate Caeli.

Here is a snippet: “Here is a passage from a classic moral theology manual which takes into account the above mentioned factors: “The Sacraments are to be refused to a public sinner, whether he asks for them publicly or secretly…Such a one has no right to the Sacraments, with the exception of Penance [my emphasis].




About ihmprayforme

lifelong Catholic; homeschooled our children; have been regularly attending the Tridentine Mass for at least the past 17 years.
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