From the September 1974 magazine.

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The Vatican has granted permission for alcoholic priests to use grape juice instead of wine when they celebrate Mass, The News learned.

Franjo Cardinal Seper, cardinal prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Rome, approved the departure from tradition early this...

-- William Reel

New York