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I am interested to know if there are any encyclicals which specifically compare the sacrifice of the Mass with the Temple sacrifices of the old Testament, wherein Jesus himself takes the place of the sacrificial animal.

I know this is standard Catholic Theology, and I know we Catholics talk freely about the sacrifice of the Mass (certainly the words of the liturgy points us in that direction). But I want to read an actual encyclical where the link between Jesus and the animal sacrificed in the Temple of old is made explicitly clear. The catechism of course mentions the Mass as a sacrifice, but it doesn't get into the exact details of what corresponds with what.

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Catechism of the Council of Trent has some relevant text starting on page 156,

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This is nearly a link only answer. Any chance you could quote some of the relevant text here in case the link goes 404 later? – ThaddeusB Sep 15 '15 at 19:24

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