faith healer


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faith healing

n.
The treatment of disease by means of prayer or faith in divine power.

faith healer n.
Translations

faith healer

nguaritore/trice

faith healer

n. curandero-a.
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COUPLE ARRESTED: Police have arrested a couple allegedly involved in the murder of an Afghan faith healer.
A 67-year-old faith healer was wounded after she was shot in Barangay (Village) Villafuerte, Carmen town, Bohol province on Thursday night, police said Friday.
KASUR -- A faith healer, who had been grilled in connection with the Zainab case, was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room under mysterious circumstances on Monday at Peerowala Road in Saddar police precincts.
30 (ANI): A faith healer, who was earlier held in connection with the murder and rape of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his house, under unknown circumstances near Lahore on Monday.
Death In Paradise BBC1, 9pm DRAMA Jack (Ardal O'Hanlon) and the team investigate the poisoning of a woman while she was attending the ceremony of her favourite faith healer.
Summary: Ahmad Khan, a Langa Maganiyar, was allegedly murdered by a local faith healer on September 27
MANDI BAHAUDDIN -- A fake faith healer killed and beheaded a 5-year-old boy over a minor argument concerning a sum of Rs 5,000.
DERREN BROWN: MIRACLE Channel 4, 9pm HYPNOTIST, mind reader, master illusionist and now faith healer.
The father then brought a faith healer from Sudan to treat the son.
What experts, including helen Rappaport and Dominic Lieven, can agree on is that Grigori Rasputin was a siberian faith healer who rose from obscurity to become an adviser to Tsar nicholas II and his family before being assassinated in December ,1916.
The Siberian peasant and faith healer rose from obscurity to become an adviser to Tsar Nicholas II and his family, before being assassinated in December 1916.
A version of Faith Healer – the 1979 play from Irish writer Brian Friel, whose other works include Dancing at Lughnasa and Translations – it does a difficult piece perfect justice.

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