HOLY COMMUNION AND GERMS
+ Archbishop Michael of North and South America (Greek Archdiocese
In October 1953, Archbishop Michael of the Greek Orthodox Church of America, wrote a letter to the National Herald (dated October 5, 1953), in order to clarify questions about the allegedly unsanitary nature of Holy Communion. What follows are excerpts from the letter.
"The first thing that I would like to emphasize is that the Greek Orthodox Church in America is part of the One, Holy, Catholic...