Skip to comments.Nun Tells of Healing After Praying to John Paul II
Posted on 01/17/2011 3:40:57 PM PST by Dallas59
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France A French nun says she felt new inner strength and vitality as her Parkinson's disease suddenly disappeared in 2005 a recovery the Vatican attributes to the miraculous intercession of Pope John Paul II.
Sister Marie Simon-Pierre, who works at a Paris maternity clinic, told reporters in a rare appearance Monday that she felt "reborn" on waking June 3, 2005 after she had prayed for healing to John Paul.
"There was a new strength inside me, and my body was rediscovering its vitality and fluidity," Simon-Pierre, appearing in good health, told reporters in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence.
The 49-year-old nun who has largely been shielded from the media said she still sometimes talks to John Paul.
"For this news conference, I told him to stay right beside me!" said Simon-Pierre, who appeared smiling and wearing a white habit at the news conference.
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Gee, just think what would have happened if she had prayed to Obama.
I have to ask why not just pray to the Father? This is what I as a christian don’t get and do not see it as biblical.
How do you pray to a dead human being who was as mortal as everyone else?
Or is this not a CHRISTian denomination?
I totally agree.
Is she a Christian or a Popian?
I do not have to go through a dead person to get to God. Why didn’t this person do the same since a dead person does not cure anything?
Your comment is one of the most ignorant ones I have seen in a long time.
Let me answer that for you: she is a Christian who believed in the Lord as her savior. She asked the Pope to pray for her as you would ask a friend to pray for you. She didn’t claim Pope JPII healed her. Instead it is the Lord healed her.
Your comment wins the ignorance award for the day & ought to be followed by a barf alert.
I’m glad she got better and I believe all credit goes to God. I have no clue whether JPII had anything to do with it, and neither do any of us, so we can leave it at that.
Personally, I credit JPII with being one of those used by God (including Reagan, Thatcher and Kohl) to bring down the Iron Curtain. For that alone, I think he is a saint. No need to speculate on magic and miracles.
I assume it is the same reason they pray to Mary, aren’t they both dead? It seems like a waste of time to me, I mean I am sure they were both very good people, but, they were both people.
Does this fall under you shall have no other Gods before me?
Nuns praying to the dead pope now? Good grief.
I don’t pray to dead people.
That is blasphemous.
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“I dont pray to dead people. That is blasphemous.”
People alive in Christ aren’t dead. Get a clue.
I pray to the father through Jesus. Which is the ONLY way in my faith.
You are thinking as humans think — that once a person dies and the body dies — the soul dies too.
Not so, at the moment of our death our soul is brought before God for a particular judgment.
The soul lives on — just as Christ resurrected body lived on.
Or do you not believe in the resurrection of the dead?
Or is this not a CHRISTian denomination?
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