Testimony of Three Second Century Fathers on Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist

Tom Nash, Catholic Answers: In a recent article that has received a lot of attention online, Protestant apologist Brian Culliton argues that a close reading of the early Church Fathers illustrates they didn’t believe in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

The Catholic Answers tract on “The Real Presence” provides a general response to such claims. But let’s take a closer look at the teaching of three early Church Fathers closest in time to the apostles—St. Ignatius of Antioch, St. Justin Martyr, and St. Irenaeus—and in so doing evaluate Culliton’s position. In full read here.