33rd year  -  N° 171                 Wednesday, 20 June 2018         Antwerpen		
Walk on Pain
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Friday 20th of September 1918

100 years ago

31-year-old stigmatised monk Pio of Pietrelcina, originally Francesco Forgione has his first occurence of stigmata while kneeling before a cross in Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, San Giovanni Rotondo, Puglia, Italy.

This phenomenon continued for fifty years, until Pio's death in 1968.