The actual presence of Christ’s body and blood in the Eucharistic elements.
- It goes back to an old controversy surrounding the real presence of Christ's body and blood in and with the bread and wine.
- The real presence of Christ's most blessed body and blood is not therefore to be sought for in the sacrament, but in the worthy receiver of the sacrament.
- The declaration seems to put the gender of the one being ordained on pretty much the same level as the divinity of Christ or the real presence in the Eucharist.
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