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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.September 29, 2017< 1 min read

The Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist—History and Evidence [Spitzer Scholarly Article]

One of the most dividing factors among Christians is the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Did Jesus really want us to believe that bread and wine would turn into flesh and blood? Why do Catholics believe this, and what does it mean if it’s true?

Fr. Spitzer gathers biblical and historical evidence to demonstrate that Jesus unequivocally intended that the Eucharistic bread be His real body and the Eucharistic wine be His real blood.

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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.

Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. is a Catholic Priest in the Jesuit order (Society of Jesus) and is currently the President of the Magis Center and the Spitzer Center. He has made many TV appearances including: Larry King Live (debating Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow), the Today Show (debating on the topic of active euthanasia), The History Channel in “God and The Universe,” a multiple part PBS series “Closer to the Truth,” and the Hugh Hewitt Show. Currently appearing weekly on EWTN in “Father Spitzer’s Universe“.