Law and religion round-up – 23rd May

Church of England: Holy Communion update

The Diocese of Oxford reported that the Holy Communion Working Group has published an update reflecting on the “significant but temporary changes in the practice of Holy Communion in the Church of England”. The Group considered the issue raised by the current requirement for the reception of Holy Communion in one kind, as in the Roman Catholic Church, including the expedient of simultaneous administration of the wine and bread together, for use in churches at the discretion of the minister, a.k.a “intinction lite” and the possibility of introducing the use of individual cups, which we recently reviewed here. Continue reading