Excommunication for canon 1367


#1

It is necessary to make sure that it is the Holy Eucharist?

  • Only the distrust that some substance is the Holy Eucharist and the person to dispose of it without having in mind an end sacrilegious happens excommunication?

#2

For reference:

A person who throws away the consecrated species or takes or retains them for a sacrilegious purpose incurs a latae sententiae excommunication reserved to the Apostolic See; moreover, a cleric can be punished with another penalty, not excluding dismissal from the clerical state.


#3

and If there is not sure about the substance?


#4

I'm not sure if this is responsive to your question, but In the matter of a host found on the floor, the circumstances of its placement would presumably be significant. A host on the floor of the sacristy might reasonably be assumed to be unconsecrated if that is the place where the ciboria are refilled. A host found anywhere in the pews or in the sanctuary should presume to be consecrated and handled in the appropriate manner. Alternatively, one could just assume that any found host is consecrated and treat it accordingly.


#5

[quote="Tarpeian_Rock, post:4, topic:328019"]
I'm not sure if this is responsive to your question, but In the matter of a host found on the floor, the circumstances of its placement would presumably be significant. A host on the floor of the sacristy might reasonably be assumed to be unconsecrated if that is the place where the ciboria are refilled. A host found anywhere in the pews or in the sanctuary should presume to be consecrated and handled in the appropriate manner. Alternatively, one could just assume that any found host is consecrated and treat it accordingly.

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I do not mean a whole Eucarist, but the small pieces of white substance on the size of grains of sand, near the place where the Eucharist was distributed, which can also be bits of the plaster that ceiling is done.

Fits excommunication? Thanks


#6

Canon 1367

A person who throws away the consecrated species or who takes them or retains them for a sacrilegious purpose incurs an automatic (latae sententiae) excommunication reserved to the Apostolic See; if a cleric, he can be punished with another penalty including dismissal from the clerical state.

refers to deliberate sacrilege.

If you think that you see fragments on the floor, notify the priest and let him handle it.


#7

A person with OCD or other mental illnesses needs to talk to their pastor.

You need not worry about accidentally excommunicating yourself. It is not possible to accidentally excommunicate yourself.

Please go get help from your pastor.


#8

It has to be deliberate. there is no excommunication (or grave sin in general) without a free choice/deliberate act.


#9

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