gives grace through the sacrament that unites the faithful with Christ and one another, remits venial sin, and aids against committing moral sin (though mortal sin itself is forgiven through the sacrament of penance). 72 As of 2016, there are 221,700 parishes worldwide. 105 The church teaches that all duly consecrated bishops have a lineal succession from the apostles of Christ, known as apostolic succession. ) " CCC, 238486". Archived from the original on Retrieved 1365 Because it is the memorial of Christ's Passover, the Eucharist is also a sacrifice, thus, in the ritual text of the Mass, the priest asks of the congregation present, "Pray, brothers. Archived from the original on Retrieved Bokenkotter, Thomas (2004). 74 Other councils that addressed the sacraments include the Second Council of Lyon (1274 Council of Florence (1439 as well as the Council of Trent (1547) 143 For an outline of the Eucharistic liturgy in the Roman Rite. "Crypto-Protestants and Pseudo-Catholics in the Nineteenth-Century Hispanic Caribbean". A b Kreeft,.