... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.
A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text... (with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)
Saturday, August 03, 2013
Mystery Catholic nun: Bleeds from head, hands while prophesying: Pulls down evil shrines, trees
I'm not questioning the veracity of the claims as I know nothing of the individuals involved in this news story. I do wonder why the vast majority of instances of stigmata occur to women rather than men. I know, the first stigmatic that we know of was St. Francis, and the most famous is St. Padre Pio, but other than that, I don't know of any men. All the instances I read of are of women, often nuns. I'm just wondering, that's all...