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Stigmata

Stigmata and Violence as Social Control

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

We must not and cannot dismiss these incidents as simply the actions of a few individuals, for oppression exists on multiple levels in multiple forms.

Did Padre Pio Fake His Stigmata Wounds?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Richard Schiffman

Was Padre Pio a divinely inspired holy man with supernatural powers? No mere journalist can presume to say. Did he create his own wounds for 60 plus years using carbolic acid? Not likely.

Saint Used Acid to Inflict 'Stigmata,' New Book Claims

Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion

Italian saint Padre Pio reportedly used carbolic acid on his hands, feet and sides to "self-inflict" the wounds Christ endured during the crucifixion,...