Some accept that alcohol can be enjoyed responsibly because evidence Jesus drank wine-story of Wedding at Cana tells us Jesus attended celebration where wine ran out. His 1st miracle was turning water to wine so guests could continue their celebration.
Jesus, as a Jew, would have drank wine to welcome in the Sabbath, at Last Supper, he shared wine with followers and instructed them to do so in future to remember him. So Catholics and Anglicans accept alcohol isn't a problem, but drunkenness is because it causes suffering. Wine is at the centre of Holy Communnion service-it symbolises Jesus' blood when he died on the cross to save us.
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