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Genetically Modified Bread Given Green Light by Vatican

In what will surely to be considered a highly controversial statement, Vatican cardinal Robert Sarah, has stated that Catholic priests can use genetically modified bread during the Eucharist – but not ‘gluten-free’ bread. So, have I got it right..gluten-free is only for heathens..and GMO for true Catholics?

In an article in the Guardian online* Sarah is quoted as saying that guidance was needed now that Eucharist bread is can be found in supermarkets and even over the internet.
Sarah had earlier reminded bishops that the bread should be made by people “distinguished by their integrity.” He also stated “It is altogether forbidden to use wine of doubtful authenticity or provenance.” (more…)