I think there are people who really hate this man. I have no idea why. And I don't see why this information about carbolic acid amounts to anything at all.
What!!! Has it since been corrected?
I think there are people who really hate this man. I have no idea why.
He had the charism to read souls, bilocation, and other great gifts. At night, Satan would attack him in his cell. Those who are 'of the world' usually dislike those who have overcome worldly temptations. You might enjoy this article about Padre Pio, and posted to EWTN.
Defamation of saintly Catholic figures has turned into a veritable cottage industry:
Pope Pius XII - Nazi collaborator
Pope Benedict XVI - President of the Adolf Hitler Youth Fan Club.
John Paul the Great - Committed suicide by euthanasia
Mother Theresa - A cruel and heartless thief who had no actual faith in God.
Lucia of Fatima - Secretly replaced with Folger’s Crystals.
Saint Padre Pio - Fraud.
It’s mind-boggling how well the secularists have concentrated their firepower on the Church. They have a public stacked wall-to-wall with nimrods who take this crap at face value because, well, Diane Sawyer said so. In a perverse way, though, it’s very comforting. Jesus promised this, and countless saintly prophets have predicted this persecution from centuries ago.