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Florida priest faces charges for preventing desecration of Eucharist

May 24, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: A Florida priest has been charged with assault after he bit a woman who was trying to steal the Blessed Sacrament.

Father Fidel Rodriguez admits that he bit the forearm of a woman who grabbed at the ciborium as he was distributing Communion. The woman— who had been denied Communion because of her behavior— said: “I just wanted a cookie.”

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