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The doctrine of the Real Presence asserts that in the Holy Eucharist, Jesus is literally and wholly present—body and blood, soul and...

Protestant attacks on the Catholic Church often focus on the Eucharist. This demonstrates that opponents of the Church—mainly Evangelicals...

The Holy Eucharist is the most important of the seven sacraments because, in this and in no other sacrament, we receive the very body and...

The Eucharist is a true sacrifice, not just a commemorative meal, as "Bible Christians" insist. The first Christians knew that it was a...

Many non-Catholics do not understand the Mass. Television evangelist Jimmy Swaggart wrote, "The Roman Catholic Church teaches that the Holy...

The sacrament of holy orders is conferred in three ranks of clergy: bishops, priests, and deacons. 

Bishops (episcopoi) have the care...

Can women be ordained to the priesthood? This is a question which provokes much debate in our modern world, but it is one to which the...

Fundamentalist attacks on priestly celibacy come in a number of different forms—not all compatible with one another. There is almost no...

Many Protestants claim that when Catholics address priests as "father," they are engaging in an unbiblical practice that Jesus forbade: "...

Not so long ago people were saying that anti-Catholicism was going the way of the dinosaur. If so, it looks like the dinosaur has made an...