Pio Of Pietrelcina

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Birthday
25, 1887
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Sep 23, 1968 (81)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1887
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Sep 23, 1968 (81)

About

Born Francesco Forgione he was a Capuchin Catholic priest from Italy who is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church. 

Before Fame

He claimed that he experienced heavenly visions and ecstasies as a child.

Trivia

He was famous for bearing the stigmata, which he claimed he received from Jesus.

Family Life

His parents were peasant farmers.

Associated With

He was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2002.