"Is the Priesthood
necessary in the Catholic Church?"
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As stated in the
Catechism of Pope St. Pius X...
Q. Is the
Catholic Priesthood necessary in the Church?
A. The Catholic
Priesthood is necessary in the Church, because without it the faithful would be
deprived of the
Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and of the greater part of the sacraments; they
would have no one to instruct them in the faith; and they would be as sheep
without a shepherd... in short, the Church, such as Christ instituted it, would
no longer exist.
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