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Stigmata

Alan Turing Helped Save the World & They Persecuted Him

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 11.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I usually find TV award shows as primarily fluff and hype, and they rarely stir deep emotions in me. However, listening to Benedict Cumberbatch's acceptance speech in the Best Actor category at the American Film Awards ceremonies for his portrayal of Alan Turing in the film "The Imitation Game" brought me to tears.

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,...