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A challenge to Bishop Barron regarding his comments in linked video

...I wonder if Bishop Barron would take this challenge... From a reader on Fr. Z's blog in response to the Barron video linked here: QUAERITUR: Bishop Barron has a video reacting to the Pew Researc…More
...I wonder if Bishop Barron would take this challenge...
From a reader on Fr. Z's blog in response to the Barron video linked here:
QUAERITUR:
Bishop Barron has a video reacting to the Pew Research saying that 75% of Catholics think the Blessed Sacrament is just a symbol. He talks about the failure of catechetics and educators and that social justice was made more important than sound teaching.
What say you?
Bishop Barron indeed reacted to the recent Pew Research about Catholics and their belief in the Church’s teachings about the Eucharist. He is clearly frustrated. Anyone with any commonsense and sliver of love left for the Church would be beside himself at the news that 75% think that the Eucharist is just a symbol (younger Catholics … drop that to 80%). It’s only a symbol.
Barron quotes Flannery O’Connor’s famous quip and quite properly. “If it’s only a symbol, to hell with it.” Exactly right. The Eucharist is the – here comes the non-cliché which must never be allowed to be …More
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Dr Bobus
If Jean Guitton is right, that his friend Paul VI intended that the Novus Ordo almost coincide with the liturgy of Protestants (who deny Transubstantiation), then it cannot be denied: At least some of the blame for lack of faith in the Eucharist has to be attributed to the Novus Ordo