Sacramental Validity Under Sola Fide and According to the Gospel Promise

The Singular Divine Sacrament In this post I will examine what makes a sacrament "valid", under the assumptions of the Lutheran Sola Fide. Firstly, according to the Lutheran Sola Fide, there is in actual fact only one single sacrament: The preaching of the Gospel promise. This sacramental promise is effective ex opere operato in the … Continue reading Sacramental Validity Under Sola Fide and According to the Gospel Promise

When I’m Pope – Regulations Concerning The Reception of Communion

Relevant paragraphs from the Herlihy catechism concerning open communion: Anyone may receive the Catholic Eucharist provided that they do not explicitly deny the real, substantial, physical presence of Christ (which is the only way it is actually possible to “receive unworthily”. Having doubts about the real presence does not constitute explicit denial). In this way, … Continue reading When I’m Pope – Regulations Concerning The Reception of Communion