|In Roman Catholic theology, transubstantiation is the
doctrine that, in the Eucharist, the substance of wheat bread and
grape wine changes into the substance of the Body and the
Blood of Jesus,
It derives from John 6:53-58:
So Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him. As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever feeds on me, he also will live because of me. This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like the bread[a] the fathers ate, and died. Whoever feeds on this bread will live forever."
The earliest known use of the term transubstantiation to describe the change from bread and wine to body and blood of Christ that was believed to occur in the Eucharist was by Hildebert de Lavardin, Archbishop of Tours (died 1133),
The Council of Trent in its thirteenth session ending October 11, 1551, defined transubstantiation as "that wonderful and singular conversion of the whole substance of the bread into the Body, and of the whole substance of the wine into the Blood - the species only of the bread and wine remaining - which conversion indeed the Catholic Church most aptly calls Transubstantiation.
Call this a form of cannibalism.
This wine and wheat wafers are given out like popcorn at church.
Everybody gets to drink the blood and eat the body of Christ.
I had never before thought that Soylent Green was readily available on the market. I thought it was only a movie.
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