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After delivery, why are women not allowed to receive Holy Communion except after a definitive number of days (forty for a baby boy and eighty for a baby girl)?
Why are women to refrain from taking the blessing of the Holy Communion during periods of menstruation? Why are girls baptized after 80 days and boys after only 40 days?
Why is the purification period eighty days after the birth of a girl while it is only fourty days after the birth of a boy?
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