The MO.CO.VA. (II Vatican Council Movement) totally agrees with the 4 proposals the Dutch Dominicans have recently made:
- The words of the Consecration (“Take and eat…”, “Take and drink…”) are to be pronounced by the priest together with the believers.
- If the priest is absent, the believers’ community can choose one or more people, among its members, in order to consecrate the Communion bread and wine and to officiate the celebration.
- Such helpers, chosen by the Community, may be both men and women, either married or single, eterosexual or omosexual.
- The bishop confirms the Community’s choice and lays hands on the chosen ones.
The President of the Italian Republic, Mr Giorgio Napolitano
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