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Padre Pio: The True Story Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6, Between Heaven and Hell, Chapter 7, The Double Exile, Chapter 8, The Dark Night of the Soul Summary

C. Bernard Ruffin
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Chapter 6, Between Heaven and Hell, Chapter 7, The Double Exile, Chapter 8, The Dark Night of the Soul Summary and Analysis

While Benedetto wants Pio to return to a friary, Pio is not sure and resists. Benedetto is furious and orders Pio to return. Pio apologizes and submits and Benedetto sends him to doctors in Naples where he is declared terminally ill (it is not clear with what) and that it does not matter where he spends his last days. So Pio goes to the friary of San Nicandro in Venafro. Pio arrives on October 28th, 1911, and tends to his duties but eventually he can only leave his bed for Mass, the bread and wine of which he can hold down without vomiting.

One day Padre Agostino goes to pray for Pio but his mind wanders...

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