Why may we receive communion at Orthodox Mass but not SSPX?


#1

Are we allowed to receive Communion at an Orthodox Church but not SSPX? If so, why? They’re both in schism, so why are we allowed to receive Communion at one but not the other?


#2

Hi Guy,

We may receive the sacraments from Orthodox churches ONLY in areas where there are no Catholic Churches–such most of Russia. I know of no Society of Saint Pius X churches that are located where there are no Catholic churches.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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