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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Available Christian literature on stigmatics revealed that only Father Pio of Pietrelcina had shoulder wounds.
Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, renowned for his zeal in the confessional, was also adopted as the secondary patron of the chapel.
Pio of Pietrelcina, and I knew very little about the Holy Face save that it was supposed to be the image of the face of Jesus Christ.
After a crowd-drawing pilgrim tour of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the incorrupt heart of well-loved Italian Saint Padre Pio of PIetrelcina will be brought back to San Giovanni de Rotondo in Italy tomorrow.
Pio of Pietrelcina was so chosen, even to the point of bearing in his own body the wounds of our Lord's Passion.
It is thought the coach had been travelling back to Naples after a pilgrims' trip to honour St Pio of Pietrelcina popularly known as Padre Pio.
Pio of Pietrelcina, who bore the five wounds of Christ, into a work of fiction.
Pio of Pietrelcina, and the eve of his fifty-sixth anniversary of ordination to the priesthood of Jesus Christ.
A new book accuses Saint Pio of Pietrelcina of faking his stigmata by pouring carbolic acid on his hands.
It was among the churches that housed the 'incorrupt heart' relic of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, Italy, when it arrived in the country in October 2018 as part of an organized worldwide tour.
LIST: Schedule of veneration of Padre Pio relic !-- -- (philstar.com) - October 9, 2018 - 4:39pm MANILA, Philippines Several devotees of well-loved Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina over the weekend trooped to various Catholic institutions for the public veneration of his incorrupt heart relic.
Devotees of well-loved saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina in Cebu are eagerly awaiting the arrival of his incorrupt heart which will be brought to Cebu on October 11 to 13.