The Eucharist, Sacred Pledge of Civilization: Guest Article by Zachary Thomas

Posted August 31, 2017 8:51 pm by Gregory DiPippo

The Eucharist, Sacred Pledge of Civilization: Guest Article by Zachary Thomas

Our thanks to one of our most diligent guest contributors, Mr Zachary Thomas, for this interesting account of the 6th Italian National Eucharistic Congress, which was held in the Lombard city of Bergamo in 1920, a signal event in the life and career of the future Pope St John XXIII.In the north transept of the Cathedral of Sant’Alessandro in Bergamo, at the base of the right column there is a Latin inscription commemorating the 6th National Eucharistic Congress, which took place there in September of 1920. It was a momentous year for the Italian people, who were suffering through the

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