Pio
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Francesco Forgione (May 25, 1887 — September 23, 1968), canonized Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, was an Italian priest. He took the name Pio when he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, and was popularly known as Padre Pio after his ordination to the priesthood. He became famous not only for his piety, but for stories of supernatural events which became attached to him.
-- sweetbabe  12/31/2006

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