Saturday, August 29, 2009

Some thoughts on Abp. Sheehan's recent comments regarding Eucharistic discipline

From Dr. Edwards Peters, distinguished Canon lawyer:
While I offer no opinion on the recent comments made by Archbishop Michael Sheehan of Santa Fe to the National Catholic Reporter [the unCatholic Distorter] regarding his take on inter-episcopal relations (that's between arch/bishops), his assertions on the canon law of Eucharistic reception are something else. In my opinion, several of Abp. Sheehan's assertions thereon are flawed. Even so, I might have let them pass, except that Sheehan, besides being an archbishop, also has a doctorate in canon law (Lateran, 1971) and thus some might incline to his views based on those credentials. So, here goes.
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