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Miracle of Bolsena


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According to the traditional story, a German priest celebrating Mass in the Umbrian town of Bolsena was disturbed by doubts about the transubstantiation of the bread and wine; these were resolved when he saw blood issue from the consecrated elements and bathe the corporal.

Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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