Padre Pio quotes

Padre Pio photo
10   12

Padre Pio

Birthdate: 25. May 1887
Date of death: 23. September 1968
Other names: Otec Pio z Pietrelciny, Sv. Páter Pio

Advertisement

Padre Pio, also known as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina , , was an Italian friar, priest, stigmatist and mystic, now venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church. Born Francesco Forgione, he was given the name of Pius when he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin.

Padre Pio became famous for exhibiting stigmata for most of his life, thereby generating much interest and controversy. He was both beatified and canonized by Pope John Paul II.The Sanctuary of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina is located in San Giovanni Rotondo, Province of Foggia, Italy.

Similar authors

Adrienne von Speyr photo
Adrienne von Speyr24
Swiss doctor and mystic
John of the Cross photo
John of the Cross47
Spanish mystic and Roman Catholic saint
Catherine of Genoa photo
Catherine of Genoa21
Italian author and nurse
Angelus Silesius photo
Angelus Silesius54
German writer
Marsilio Ficino photo
Marsilio Ficino9
Italian philosopher
Anthony de Mello photo
Anthony de Mello134
Indian writer
Teresa of Ávila photo
Teresa of Ávila53
Roman Catholic saint
Hildegard of Bingen photo
Hildegard of Bingen8
Medieval saint, prophetise, mystic and Doctor of Church
Julian of Norwich photo
Julian of Norwich366
English theologian and anchoress

Quotes Padre Pio

Advertisement

Help us translate English quotes

Discover interesting quotes and translate them.

Start translating
Today anniversaries
W.E.B. Du Bois photo
W.E.B. Du Bois62
American sociologist, historian, activist and writer 1868 - 1963
Paul Tibbets photo
Paul Tibbets1
United States Air Force pilot 1915 - 2007
John Keats photo
John Keats206
English Romantic poet 1795 - 1821
Stefan Zweig photo
Stefan Zweig105
Austrian writer 1881 - 1942
Another 63 today anniversaries
Similar authors
Adrienne von Speyr photo
Adrienne von Speyr24
Swiss doctor and mystic
John of the Cross photo
John of the Cross47
Spanish mystic and Roman Catholic saint
Catherine of Genoa photo
Catherine of Genoa21
Italian author and nurse
Angelus Silesius photo
Angelus Silesius54
German writer