Let’s place a few items up for discernment.
First, visuals. Is there really a miraculous “shroud” impression of Saint Padre Pio? More on that in a moment. But first:
It was New York broadcaster Werner Wolf who made famous the expression, “Let’s go to the video-tape.” These days, it’s “let’s go to Youtube.”
And so we’ll leave it at that — reports, in recent years, of statue phenomena — for each person to individually discern.
In Tapao, Viet Name, did Mary’s head turn and her cloak wave in the breeze?
How about northern Israel?
And Fresno, California? (live dripping at 1:57)
Now, did, as one blogger reports, Padre Pio once wipe his face and create what is akin to a modern version of the Shroud — integrating his own visage with that of Christ?
This is the alleged mage: