After Pew Research published a poll in 2019 stating that only one third of all Catholics believed in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, there has been renewed energy among those who do believe to spread the word to those who don’t. This is the foundation of what separates Catholics from other Christian denominations; we are the ones who believe fully in the words that Jesus spoke during the Last Supper and he wanted us to repeat this miracle at each and ever Mass. Dr. Franco Serafini, a prominent cardiologist and author, reveals the science behind the Eucharist and provides proof from other scientists the research into five Eucharistic Miracles. A Cardiologist Examines Jesus: The Stunning Science Behind Eucharistic Miracles, by Dr. Franco Serafini, shows us that science is real and can be used to prove the existence of God.
One of the most fascinating discoveries in the studies of the Eucharist is the type of tissue. In these miracles, it not only contains blood, but tissue that is part of the heart. Not skin, lung or stomach, but of the heart. Under normal ‘human’ conditions, these cells degrade after the death of a person, but in each of the Eucharistic miracles, the cells remain ‘live’ and whole. Also, during certain stresses put on the body can actually change the cells of the heart, often linked with “extreme physical, emotional and spiritual suffering in broader nonmedical terms. Amazingly, these signs of suffering could still be appreciated and distinguished.”
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