" Padre Pio"
Short biography of Saint Pio
EWTN library on Padre Pio
Padre Pio, was a Roman Catholic priest, of the Capuchin order from San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, He was blessed by God in many wonderful and mysterious ways. The most dramatic was the stigmata, which he bore the wounds of Christ for fifty years!
Among his other gifts were bilocation, prophecy, conversion, reading of souls, and miraculous cures. People are still being cured through his intercession in ways that cannot be explained by medicine or science.
Bonr on May 25th 1887 in Pietrelcina, Benevento, Italy of Grazio "Orazio" Mario Forgione (1860-1946) and Maria Giuseppa de Nunzio Forgione (1859-1929).