Papal Rio Mass Communion Fiasco
Fr Z today reports on the true extent of the horror that is World Youth Day 2013, otherwise known as What in God's Holy Name Day 2013 or simply World Sacrilege Day 2013.
Everyone seems to lament how the Pentecostal movement in Latin America is taking away Catholics. Why are Catholics leaving the Catholic Church to become Protestants? What is the Church doing wrong? What could it be? They say that belief in the Real Presence is lacking in the Catholic Church, so far, though, we've been trying to figure out why, but to little avail. What could it be?
|"Fries with that?": The Holy of Holies distributed from plastic beakers|
Here, in the Catholic Church, as you can see, the most Holy of Holies - God Himself, is given to the Faithful. Here, in the Catholic Church, the Blessed Sacrament is treated with great respect. No expense is spared nor labour neglected in ensuring that this most precious of all gifts - God Himself - is treated with the utmost care, reverence, dignity, love and respect.
This is why, at WYD, Brazillians dressed as McDonalds workers give away God in a beaker all under the eyes of the reigning Successor of St Peter. "Francis! Francis!" they chanted, while trampling on Jesus!