The Glory of Padre Pio

, Joe Sobran, Leave a comment

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — One of the most famous and astounding saints
of the twentieth century, Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, was born Francesco Forgione
in 1887 to a destitute but pious couple in southern Italy.  He was named in
honor of St. Francis of Assisi and even as a small boy wanted to become a
Franciscan friar. He was so sensitive that, in spite of his own playful and
humorous nature, he refused to play with other boys when they used foul