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WillParkinson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 07:52 AM
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FAKERY: About That Stigmata, Father...
FAKERY: About That Stigmata, Father...

In 2002 Pope John Paul II made some dead priest a saint because of the way his palms bled every day for 50 years. Just like Jeebus! Of course, that's assuming that Jeebus also used carbolic acid to eat away his hands.

Italian historian Professor Sergio Luzzatto has discovered documents including a letter from a pharmacist who arranged carbolic acid for Pio. Professor Luzzatto suggests in Padre Pio: Miracle and Politics in a Secular Age that it was the corrosive acid that caused the bleeding on the saint's hands. He also said many had expressed doubts and suggested the Vatican only canonised Pio real name Francesco Forgione because of public pressure. "Human beings and particularly the most fragile among them will still need to look at figures such as Padre Pio to get, if not miracles, then at least consolation and hope," Professor Luzzatto said, according the the Sun.

The Catholic Anti-Defamation League dismissed the new claims by reminding everybody that "papal infallibility" makes it impossible to wrongly name someone to be a saint. So there!

joemygod.blogspot.com/2011/11/fakery-about-that-stigmata-father.html
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frogmarch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 04:36 PM
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1. Thanks. I often wondered
how people did their stigmata tricks.

To have not been afraid god would get him for faking stigmata, Pio must have been a closet atheist.
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 07:06 PM
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2. It's amazing the shit people will do in the name of their religion
:scary:
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awoke_in_2003 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 09:38 PM
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3. "because of the way his palms bled every day for 50 years"
and growing up I was told if I kept doing "that" I would grow hair on my palms, or go blind :)
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trotsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 07:04 AM
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4. From day one in the RCC, sainthood has been nothing more than a marketing campaign.
I think Professor Luzzatto knows this.
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