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Hosts for Matera Eucharistic Congress prepared by prison inmates

September 21, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: On September 25, Pope Francis will make a pastoral visit to the southern Italian city of Matera to celebrate the closing Mass of Italy’s 27th National Eucharistic Congress.

“35,000 hosts will be prepared and kneaded by the hands of prisoners; the same hands with which, in the past, they have committed their crimes,” said Father Raffaele Grimaldi, Inspector general of chaplains in Italian prisons.

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