Banned Books: The Nazis and the Catholic Church were and are not the only ones to ban books. Currently the State Board of Education bans several. Ray Bradbury's "Farenheit 451" is a tale of a society banning books. It and the books on this list are all worth reading. The ability to publish them is freedom of speech.
Pio of Pietrelcina O.F.M. Cap. (1887- 1968), known as Padre Pio, was a friar, priest, stigmatist, and mystic, now venerated as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Born Francesco Forgione, he was given the name of Pius when he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin.
Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la crème. I thought that I would bring together some of our reviews for the best Catholic Apps to summarize the beginning of 2017. The descriptions that we have here are just a summary and they link to the store AND the reviews.
St. Gemma Galgani~St. Gemma : Patron saint of those with back and spinal injuries. What a great saint. Read about her here. Saints Padre Pio and Maximilian Kolbe had a devotion to her along with 5 popes, Mother Angelica, Blessed Alexandrina, and so many others -- a saint for our time.