The Basilica of Saint Basilius (1139 - 1149) The Basilica of the Holy Blood since 1149, has housed a fragment of cloth stained with what is said to be the coagulated blood of Christ, wiped from his body after the crucifixion by Joseph of Arimathea. Brugge, Belgium. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

The Basilica of Saint Basilius (1139 - 1149) The Basilica of the Holy Blood
since 1149, has housed a fragment of cloth stained with what is said to be the coagulated blood of Christ, wiped from his body after the crucifixion by Joseph of Arimathea. Brugge, Belgium. Photo by Amber Maitrejean