Recently there has been a rash of desecration of the Eucharist during communion time. As a result, there have been some calls to restore communion on the tongue.
That is one solution.
A priest in Valencia Spain witnessed a young man during communion take the Eucharist and throw it on the floor. The priest then decided on a course of action that one could properly call old school apologetics of the corporal kind.
The priest slapped the young man across the face and dragged him from the Church and loudly pronounced him a ‘blasphemer.’
There are different schools of thought on this. Some will undoubtedly say that …
September 9, 2010 at 9:38 pm
@Anon and those quoting Jesus' temple overturning, I don't disagree that the story is in the bible or that it seems to justify some modicum of violence against those who are desecrating what he believed to be true. (And yes, I've read the bible. Cover to cover.)
But what of the time when he said let he without sin cast the first stone? When he mentioned that one must consider the log in their own eye before complaining of the speck in another's?
I'll avoid making a more secular argument here, I don't think this is the right crowd for it.