Padre Pio

Pope visits Italy’s south to honor popular saint, Padre Pio

SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO, Italy  /March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Pope Francis on Saturday traveled to southern Italy to honor a hugely popular Italian saint, Padre Pio, praying silently before a glass display case holding the mystic monk’s body in a shrine town that draws millions of pilgrims each year. Francis took a helicopter from the Vatican … Continue reading Pope visits Italy’s south to honor popular saint, Padre Pio