There is much ado over a supposed National Eucharistic Congress in Mumbai in November. The 38th. International Eucharistic Congress in November-December 1964 was of the Catholic Church of all time. The proposed one is of the New Church instituted by Paul VI when, on 21/11/1964, he signed The Dogmatic Constitution of the Church which initiated a slew of revisions, innovations and novelties, starting with the drastically revised ordination rites given on 18/6/1968 to take effect from 6/4/1969, rites which fail to meet the Catholic Church’s criteria for validity, and a New Order of Mass from Advent 1969 which, unlike its predecessor which embraced the theology of sacrifice, now embraces the theology of assembly. In keeping with the latter, the Redemptorist Fathers no longer incorporate the traditional Morning Offering “in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass” in their prayer leaflets for Lenten missions because the Traditional Mass no longer exists as the universal parish norm.
Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo, as his Legate to the supposed National Eucharistic Congress in November. Is the cardinal going to carry a big monstrance with a dummy wafer as the focus of idolatry and deception?
These are serious questions which require serious answers.
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