Padre Pio: The True Story - Chapter 25, 'A Magnificent Work of Charity', Chapter 26, A Day With Padre Pio, Chapter 27, The Charismatic, Chapter 28, Extraordinary Traveler, Chapter 29, The Doctor Summary & Analysis

C. Bernard Ruffin
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After the war, hospital construction begins in earnest. On May 19th, 1947, ground is broken. Angelo Lupi is the builder and eccentric architect. Monetary funds are unstable, but Pio never loses his resolve and approves numerous fundraisers. "Prayer Groups" arise in conjunction with the hospital which are encouraged by Casa, the hospital's new magazine. This "Prayer Army" spreads rapidly and lasts past Pio's death. Troubles plague the construction as several prominent directors of construction die. Yet on May 5th, 1956, construction is complete. It is among the best equipped hospitals in all of Italy and, after a rough start, quickly fills with patients.

After a year, Pio...

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