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Spiritual Food That Sustains Our Life

The big news of today is that this evening, for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (or Solemnity of Corpus Christi), Pope Francis celebrated Mass and gave a homily at the Basilica of Saint John Lateran, after which he processed via Merulana, to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, where he gave a solemn Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament (full text, full video, summary video 1, summary video 2).

Also today, he sent a tweet:

Jesus gives himself to us in the Eucharist, offering himself as spiritual food that sustains our life. (link)

and made a post to Instagram:

The Eucharist is Jesus himself who gives himself entirely to us. #CorpusDomini, #Jesus, #Eucharist (link)

And that’s the Pope Francis news for the day!