Stigmata (singular stigma) is a term used by members of the Christian faith to
describe body ... Reported cases of stigmata take various forms. Many show
Nov 29, 2013 ... Check out these 10 cases and decide for yourself. ... His stigmata initially
appearing at a friendly get together, 31-year-old Croatian priest Zlatco ...
There have been hundreds of cases of stigmata over the last two thousand years,
many of them on the bodies of women. In spite of some actual or suspected ...
Nov 18, 2011 ... The first case of stigmata—the appearance of marks or actual wounds like those
Christ received during the Crucifixion—was recorded in 1224.
Certainly one recent case, Mrs Heather Woods of Lincoln, only made her .... The
most extraordinary case of the stigmata is that of Heather Woods of Lincoln.
Certainly a very recent and probaly one of the best documented cases of the
stigmata would be that of the Italian Saint Gemma Galgani (1878-1903) who also
Today, cases of stigmata are still occurring. Bishops are responsible for
investigating stigmata in their diocese. The church has never validated a stigmata
Sep 14, 2009 ... Stigmata, by definition, is a case of the mysterious and miraculous appearance of
wounds on the body resembling those suffered by Christ ...
In some instances only the marks appear, but in the vast majority of cases the
appearance of stigmata is accompanied with pain and blood loss (up to 1½ pints
Jan 23, 2014 ... Curiously, there are no known cases of stigmata for the first 1,200 years after
Jesus died. The first person said to suffer from stigmata was St.