Saint Pio of Pietrelcina: Suffering and Joy, All as God Wills

The altar in San Giovanni Rotondo where St. Pio said Mass

I think it is safe to say that a mystique of sorts has evolved surrounding the beloved man popularly known as Padre Pio. The fact that since 2002, he has been numbered among the canonized saints of the Catholic Church, at times appears to be a mere afterthought.

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