Pope Stresses Centrality of the Eucharist, the True Presence of Jesus in the Holy Sacrament

Here is a clip from the Holy Father’s address today to the Brazilian bishops in Rome for their ad limina visit:

Addressing how people should participate in the liturgy, Pope Benedict said that a Christian’s “primary attitude” during the liturgical celebration “is not doing, but listening, opening up, receiving …  If the figure of Christ does not emerge from the liturgy … it is not a Christian liturgy,” added the Pope  This is why, he added, “we find those who, in the name of enculturation, fall into syncretism, introducing rites taken from other religions or cultural particularities into the celebration of the Mass.” Read more here.