Does naturally carbonated water break the Eucharistic fast?


For the purposes of the Eucharistic fast, is naturally occurring carbonated water, such as Perrier, equivalent to regular plain water in that it does not break the fast?

Please note, I am asking about water that comes out of the ground fizzy, with nothing added to it. I am not asking about Fitness Water, Fruit Water, Tonic Water, Club Soda or anything with added ingredients. Thanks very much,




Water with air bubbles does not break the fast.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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