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Padre Pio, the true story

Author: Bernard Ruffin
Publisher: Huntington, Ind. : Our Sunday Visitor, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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National Review called him "the hottest thing in mysticism in the twentieth century" and "one of the chief religious forces in Italy." By the time Padre Pio Forgione of Pietrelcina died in 1968, he was receiving five thousand letters a month, and thousands of visitors each year were converging on him from all pats of the earth. Hundreds of books and articles were written about him in his native Italy, and scores of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Pio, of Pietrelcina Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Ruffin
ISBN: 0879736739 9780879736736
OCLC Number: 8381955
Description: x, 324 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: C. Bernard Ruffin.

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National Review called him "the hottest thing in mysticism in the twentieth century" and "one of the chief religious forces in Italy." By the time Padre Pio Forgione of Pietrelcina died in 1968, he was receiving five thousand letters a month, and thousands of visitors each year were converging on him from all pats of the earth. Hundreds of books and articles were written about him in his native Italy, and scores of stories appeared in other countries as well. He was widely known as the Second Saint Francis. - Introduction.

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