5 episodes

Catholic New Service is taking its reporting and editing skills into the world of podcasts with this first series "Communion" -- a five-part deep dive into the Eucharist -- described in Vatican II documents as the "source and summit" of the Christian life. The focus ranges from the political firestorm surrounding the second Catholic president's position on issues contrary to church teaching to theological history about the real presence of Christ in the consecrated host.

Communion Chaz Muth and Carol Zimmermann

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

Catholic New Service is taking its reporting and editing skills into the world of podcasts with this first series "Communion" -- a five-part deep dive into the Eucharist -- described in Vatican II documents as the "source and summit" of the Christian life. The focus ranges from the political firestorm surrounding the second Catholic president's position on issues contrary to church teaching to theological history about the real presence of Christ in the consecrated host.

    'Communion' - Episode 4

    'Communion' - Episode 4

    Catholic News Service Podcast hosts Chaz Muth and Carol Zimmermann take a look at church teaching on transubstantiation and the church response to the reported large percentage of Catholics who say they don't believe in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

    • 27 min
    'Communion' - Episode 3

    'Communion' - Episode 3

    Catholic News Service Podcast hosts Chaz Muth and Carol Zimmermann examine who is worthy to receive the body of Christ and how some Catholics remain faithful to the church even when they are unable to present themselves for Communion.

    • 26 min
    'Communion' - Episode 2

    'Communion' - Episode 2

    Catholic News Service Podcast hosts Chaz Muth and Carol Zimmermann discuss the Eucharist and its link to Catholic identity.

    • 27 min
    'Communion' - Episode 1

    'Communion' - Episode 1

    Catholic News Service Podcast hosts Chaz Muth and Carol Zimmermann discuss how the Eucharist became a hot news item in 2021; the controversy surrounding the U.S. bishops, President Joe Biden and Communion; and the implications of the sacrament being a political issue.

    • 28 min
    Introducing CNS Podcast 'Communion'

    Introducing CNS Podcast 'Communion'

    Catholic News Service Podcast hosts Chaz Muth and Carol Zimmermann preview the upcoming podcast series "Communion," how the Eucharist became a big news topic in 2021, the debate about denying Communion to Catholic politicians, the catechetical crisis involving belief in the real presence and more. Episode 1 will premiere Oct. 5, 2021.

    • 3 min

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