intercommunion intercommunion

Definition(s):

  • (n) participation in Holy Communion by members of more than one church (eg Catholic and Orthodox)

Usage(s):

  1. Ecumenically minded parishes countenanced intercommunion with Protestants.
  2. Ecumenically minded parishes countenanced intercommunion with Protestants.
  3. At major interfaith meetings, intercommunion could be allowed even when union was not in sight.

News

  • Is the Catholic church really serious about unity?

    NCR ran a story last week about an ecumenical group in Ireland that sought to have an intercommunion Eucharist service to celebrate the organization's 50th anniversary.
    on July 16, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

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