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Liturgical Abuses

Host, breaking at Consecration

Redemptionis Sacramentum, par. 55:

"In some places there has existed an abuse by which the Priest breaks the host at the time of the consecration in the Holy Mass. This abuse is contrary to the tradition of the Church. It is reprobated and is to be corrected with haste."

A priest breaking the Host at Consecration; liturgical abuse
Red x indicating incorrect

"Reprobate" abuse: breaking the host at the time of consecration. Screenshot source: YouTube

(Picture and sound do not sync. Listen for the crunch.) 

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