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Eucharist - Latest News
Sep 12, 2020 - 11:35 am .- In a letter to the leaders of the world’s episcopal conferences, the head of the Vatican’s office for worship and sacraments said that Catholic communities should return to Mass as soon as it can be done safely, and that the Christian life cannot be sustained without the Sacrifice of the Mass and the Christian community of the Church.
Sep 8, 2020 - 03:38 pm .- The Bishop of St. Catharines, Ontario is appealing for thieves to return the consecrated Host after the tabernacle was stolen from the St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral on Tuesday.
Aug 15, 2020 - 03:30 am .- Today, Catholics around the world mark the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, commemorating the end of her earthly life and assumption into Heaven. But while the feast day is a relatively new one, the history of the holiday – and the mystery behind it – has its roots in the earliest centuries of Christian belief.  
Aug 12, 2020 - 09:05 pm .- Can pro-choice politicians like Biden receive the Eucharist? And will anyone stop Biden if he approaches the communion line?
Jun 18, 2020 - 02:18 pm .- Police are appealing to the public for help and a parish is requesting prayers after a tabernacle containing the Eucharist was stolen from a church in Boone, North Carolina on June 16.
Jun 14, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Christ’s presence in the Eucharist heals wounds and transforms bitter negativity into the joy of Lord, Pope Francis said in his homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi Sunday.
Jun 11, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Catholics took part in traditional Corpus Christi processions across Poland Thursday amid strict safety measures intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. 
Jun 11, 2020 - 10:30 am .- As the Vatican continues to evaluate a reported Eucharistic miracle in Poland, the priest of the parish where it occurred says that the unexpected extraordinary event has led to conversions.
May 29, 2020 - 08:00 am .- As dioceses across the United States start to reopen public Masses, the scientist leading the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic recommended that Catholic Churches ought not resume distribution of Holy Communion. But other medical experts told CNA there are ways that Communion can be distributed safely amid the coronavirus pandemic.
May 5, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- Bishop Paul Bradley of Kalamazoo released a pastoral letter Friday encouraging support for parishes during the pandemic, and announcing the diocesan-wide bishop’s appeal would be rescheduled for later in the year.
Mar 21, 2020 - 06:00 am .- As more Catholics around the world find themselves unable to receive the Eucharist due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis provided an example of a spiritual communion prayer that can be said from home.
Mar 10, 2020 - 03:31 am .- At his morning Mass Tuesday, Pope Francis urged priests to bring the Eucharist to the sick and to accompany medical workers, as Italy begins its first day of a nationwide quarantine.
Feb 10, 2020 - 01:55 pm .- A Vatican official has defended his decision to administer the Eucharist to Argentina's president, despite the leader’s effort to legalize abortion in his country. The official also administered the sacrament to the president’s consort, who is by protocol Argentina’s first lady.
Feb 3, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- The Archbishop of Kampala issued a decree Saturday on the proper celebration of the Eucharist, which forbade the reception of Holy Communion in the hand and reaffirmed that the divorced-and-remarried cannot be admitted to Holy Communion.
Jan 16, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Precariously resting on the edge of an altar leaning forward from the impact of the earthquake that struck Puerto Rico, a tabernacle was retrieved intact from a church in Puerto Rico and brought to safety.
Nov 27, 2019 - 06:55 pm .- A Michigan diocese said it supports a priest who told a parishioner that because of her same-sex civil marriage, she should not receive the Eucharist.
Nov 12, 2019 - 12:18 am .- The pastor of a Catholic parish in El Paso, Texas is calling for prayer and reparation after a tabernacle containing the Eucharist was stolen from the church.
Oct 31, 2019 - 04:58 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York has responded to questions about the denial of Holy Communion to former Vice President Joe Biden last Sunday.
Oct 28, 2019 - 06:00 pm .- A South Carolina Catholic priest reportedly denied Holy Communion to  presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday, because of the candidate’s support for legal abortion.
Sep 29, 2019 - 09:30 am .- Cardinal Robert Sarah reflected on the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist and the meaning of the priesthood in a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica Saturday marking his 50th ordination anniversary.

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