Padre Pio: The Scent of Roses is crammed full of Irish miracles and cures attributed to the nation’s favourite saint, who for 50 years bore the five wounds of Christ.
Recoveries from various cancers, including tumours and leukaemia, heart problems, depression, arthritis and multiple sclerosis are recalled.
Remarkable revivals from brain injuries, infections, accidents, kidney failure, blood clots and problems in childbirth are also included.
Containing 60 first-hand accounts from all corners of Ireland, Padre Pio: The Scent of Roses is written by award-winning journalist Colm Keane.
Colm Keane has published 23 books, including four No. 1s, We’ll Meet Again, Going Home, Padre Pio: The Irish Connection and Nervous Breakdown, and 12 top-six chart bestsellers.
Colm Keane has published 18 books, including best-sellers Padre Pio: The Irish Connection and Nervous Breakdown, Going Home, Forewarned, The Distant Shore. As a broadcaster, he won a Jacob’s Award and a Glaxo Fellowship for European Science Writers. Among his other books are The Jobs Crisis, Death and Dying and the Stress File.