Celiac Disease

No, the pope isn’t denying Communion to Catholics with celiac disease

No, the pope isn’t denying Communion to Catholics with celiac disease

“Vatican Refuses to Go Gluten Free at Communion” blared the headline on a New York Times story about a recent directive by the Congregation for Divine Worship. The instruction to the world’s Roman Catholic bishops sets out rules for the types of bread and wine that may be used in the sacrament in which, according to Catholic belief, they become the body and blood of Christ.

The passage that has attracted media...

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