Pope Francis opens cause of nun who witnessed Eucharist turn to bloody flesh in priest's hands

Mother Marie Adele Garnier, a London nun, witnessed the Eucharist turn to bloody flesh in a priest’s hands during Mass, prompting Pope Francis to put her on the road to sainthood. Mother Garnier wrote a letter to AbbĂ© Charles SauvĂ©, a priest friend, describing the experience: “At the moment in which the priest took a… Continue reading Pope Francis opens cause of nun who witnessed Eucharist turn to bloody flesh in priest's hands

What is the 'beating heart' of the Church?

The Eucharist is the source of mercy and the beating heart of the Church, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of Genoa has said. THe was appointed Pope Francis’ special envoy for the Italian National Eucharistic Congress, held in Genoa Sept. 15-18. “I would say that this congress is the response to a world order without God. It… Continue reading What is the 'beating heart' of the Church?