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Eucharist - Latest News
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.
Aug 14, 2019 - 09:30 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 10, 2019 - 03:32 pm .- After a recent survey found that two-thirds of Catholics do not believe Church teaching about the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, Catholic commenters are stressing the importance of better faith formation.
Jun 29, 2019 - 04:18 am .- Allison DeVine’s conversion began in a preschool classroom.
Jun 23, 2019 - 11:50 am .- Pope Francis said Sunday that the Eucharist exemplifies how God’s love can accomplish great things with very little.
Jun 23, 2019 - 05:12 am .- On the feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis said that Jesus gave the Church the Eucharist for the salvation of the world.
May 14, 2019 - 12:28 pm .- An Etsy representative has clarified that the sale of consecrated hosts for the purpose of desecration is a violation of the e-commerce website’s terms.
May 6, 2019 - 05:39 am .- Pope Francis Monday gave First Communion to 245 boys and girls in Rakovski, Bulgaria, telling them the Lord wants them to share the joy of the Eucharist with others.
Mar 24, 2019 - 03:26 pm .- At the end of this month, the Diocese of Phoenix will host a retreat that aims to inspire devotion to and education on the Eucharist.
Jan 28, 2019 - 11:30 am .- A pro-choice Irish legislator has been denied the reception of Holy Communion, after he announced that he had voted in favor of measures that allow for abortion in Ireland.
Dec 18, 2018 - 04:16 am .- When Fr. Josh Johnson arrived as pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church over a year ago, he slept in a room above the choir loft.