Padre Pio


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Padre Pio

(ˈpiːəʊ)
n
a form of punishment shooting employed by paramilitaries in Northern Ireland in which the victim is shot through the palms of both hands (as modifier)
[C21: from Padre Pio (1887–1968), a Capuchin friar said to have borne stigmata on his hands for more than fifty years]
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Padre Pio, a mystic who died in 1968, was particularly beloved by Italians and will be made a saint in June.
And a man has begun selling Padre Pio prayers and medals in the estate.
There he stayed for over fifteen years, as an assistant to the revered Padre Pio, insulated against the Holocaust and the fate that awaited the rest of his family.
The parents of six-year-old Danielle O'Connor believe their daughter was cured by a relic of Italian priest Padre Pio.
' Si padre Pio or saint Pio ang aking nilalapitan para sa inyong mga humihingi ng tulong sakin, pinagdarasal ko po kayo.
The pilgrimage tour on bike will take cyclists on a 42-kilometer journey of seven beautiful Batangas lakeshore churches: Santo Nino Parish Church, Marawoy, Lipa City; Saint Therese of Child Jesus, Lipa City; Minim Nuns of Saint Francis of Paola, Lipa City; National Shrine of Saint Padre Pio, Santo Tomas; Saint John the Evangelist Parish Church, Tanauan City; Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Parish Church, Tanauan City; and Immaculate Conception Parish Church, Malvar.
Tomas, Batangas - The 20-day visit of the incorrupt heart relic of Saint Padre Pio of Petrelcina ended Friday.
Paintings depicting Padre Pio and other saints and spiritual themes by artist Raymond Rebolledo will be exhibited in 'Metanoia,' starting today up to Sept.
A woman lawmaker wants to declare the National Shrine and Parish of Saint Padre Pio in Sto.
The church route included the lakeshore churches of Santo Nino Parish Church in Marawoy, Lipa City; Saint Therese of Child Jesus, Lipa City; Church of Saint Francis of Paola in Lipa City; National Shrine of Saint Padre Pio, Santo Tomas; Saint John the Evangelist Parish Church, Tanauan City, Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Parish Church in Tanuan City; and the Immaculate Conception Parish Church in Malvar.