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'The peace challenges what I like most about the Catholic Mass – namely, the privacy of prayer' (CNS)

How the sign of peace disturbs me

While exchanging the sign everyone gets up, shakes hands, gives hugs and sometimes kisses – I’ve even witnessed a full-blown snog

The Congregation for Divine Worship has suggested several ways the rite could be performed with greater dignity (CNS)

The liturgy does not belong to us but the Church