Brazilian archbishop distributes Holy Communion to Muslim sheikh at funeral Mass for cardinal
September 06, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Geremias Steinmetz of Londrina (Brazil) distributed Holy Communion to a Muslim sheikh at the funeral Mass of Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo.
Archbishop Steinmetz said that the sheikh “deeply regretted what happened, since his desire was not to disrespect the Catholic Church.” The archbishop expressed no such regret for his own action.
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