The General Instruction on the Roman Missal, which "remains fully in force," indicated that the altar should be built away from the wall so "that Mass can be celebrated at it facing the people, which is desirable wherever possible."
We come before him at this Eucharist to ask him to heal the divisions that weaken us as community ... and that he use us, his church, as the field hospital he desires to tend the wounds of those who...
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These reflections published by the USCCB are intended for daily use during the Fortnight for Freedom.