Transubstantiation

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The Catholic doctrine which states that the wafers and wine one ingests as part of the ritual of [[communion]] is actually the body and blood of [[Jesus Christ]].  Transustantiation holds that the material used in the communion ritual is not merely a symbol for the body and blood of Christ, but that it literally becomes such upon ingestion.
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The [[Catholic]] doctrine which states that the wafers and wine one ingests as part of the ritual of [[communion]] is actually the body and blood of [[Jesus Christ]].  Transustantiation holds that the material used in the communion ritual is not merely a symbol for the body and blood of Christ, but that it literally becomes such upon ingestion.
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Revision as of 00:24, 6 March 2007

The Catholic doctrine which states that the wafers and wine one ingests as part of the ritual of communion is actually the body and blood of Jesus Christ. Transustantiation holds that the material used in the communion ritual is not merely a symbol for the body and blood of Christ, but that it literally becomes such upon ingestion.


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