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One of the many travesties and tragedies exposed in the past decades involving corruption in the Church is the distribution and reception of Holy Communion in the hand. Marxist-minded clerics in the Church decades ago decided that, in order to weaken faith in the Church, they needed to weaken and eventually destroy faith in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.
Well, they've been successful.
Today, only 30% — less than one out of every three Catholics — believe in the Real Presence of Our Blessed Lord in the Eucharist. So from a Marxist point of view, mission accomplished. But as we said, this is the end result of a long-term strategy by Judas clergy who wanted the Church and her teachings leveled to clear the way for a one-world government and a one-world religion.
Reception of Holy Communion in the hand, seen in this light, is a direct affront to Almighty God. How this came to be was revealed in a series of Church Militant programs a number of years ago, but given the urgency of the need to get all things back in their proper order, we want to highlight some of our Premium programming that explains all this.
One of the programs is Case Files, where Simon Rafe gets deep into all of this. The background on all this dates back to a wicked cardinal, Joseph Bernardin of Chicago, who, in addition to pushing Communion in the hand, was also responsible for flooding the American hierarchy with practicing homosexuals and others sympathetic to it.
He was elevated to his high role in the U.S. Church by his mentor, Cdl. John Dearden of Detroit, a sinister figure who laid the groundwork for the collapse of the Church when he came back from Vatican II in the mid-1960s.
After pulling the altars off the back walls, having the priest face the people and turn his back to Christ in the tabernacle and tearing out the Communion rails, he left it to Bernardin to deliver the final blow to destroy faith in the Real Presence — reception in the hand.
It's unsurprising that Bernardin would actually rig the vote and then lie about it to his fellow bishops to achieve his wicked ends. This, after all, is the same bishop who pushed the phony social justice narrative in the Church, termed the "seamless garment," where the slaughter of millions of preborn innocents would be counted as equal to losing your job.
That Marxist narrative has been spun by liars and killers like Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi for years now, with many saying, "I'm personally opposed to abortion, but." Communion in the hand was never approved by Vatican II, but its proponents are constantly using Vatican II as the excuse. They are either ignorant or liars.
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