Mass Without the Consecration?: From May 12, 2003

In the May 26 issue of America, Robert F. Taft, S.J,. calls for the Catholic Church to return to its liturgical roots. In May 2003, Father Taft wrote about what he deemed the "most important magisterial teaching since Vatican II"--the recognition of the Anaphora of Addai and Mari, which did not include the words of institution, "This is my body, this is my blood."Read Father Tafts article.

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