Vatican Bans Use of Gluten-Free Bread for Holy Communion


According to the BBC, the ruling was issued at the request of Pope Francis.

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Vatican outlaws gluten-free bread for Holy Communion 

Bread used to celebrate the Eucharist during Roman Catholic Mass must not be gluten-free – although it may be made from genetically modified organisms, the Vatican has ruled.

In a letter to bishops, Cardinal Robert Sarah said the bread can be low-gluten.

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