Series “The miracles of Lourdes”
The incredible fate of Vittorio Micheli, cured almost sixty years ago
“I am not a healer”: Sister Bernadette, icon in spite of herself
"Get up and walk": this day in 1987 when Jean-Pierre Bély found his legs
Catherine Latapie, first miracle of Bernadette Soubirous' source
And if this freshly gushing water restored tone to his failing hand?
Eighteen months earlier, she fell from an oak tree while shaking it to harvest acorns for her animals and dislocated her right arm.
The operation did not work miracles: in addition to a weakness in the forearm, the last two fingers of the hand are paralyzed, impossible to stretch or bend them.
“With this ulnar paralysis, she had lost 50% of her manual ability”, deciphers Doctor Alessandro de Franciscis, current president of the Office of Medical Findings of Lourdes.
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