AFTER 50 YEARS OF DEATH, REV. PIO’S BODY HAS REFUSED TO DECOMPOSE
Pio died in 1968 at the age of 81. His health deteriorated in the 1960s but he continued his spiritual works. On 21 September 1968, the day after the 50th anniversary of his receiving the stigmata, Padre Pio felt great fatigue.
A 50-year-old corpse was paraded through the streets of Rome on Saturday, cheered on by thousands of onlookers who took pictures of the dead body as it made its way to the Vatican.
Padre Pio’s 50-Year-Old Corpse Is Paraded Through The Streets of Rome, Read More about Fr Pio and see the pics of his fresh corpse after he Died 50 years Ago Below.
When did Pio become a priest?
Padre Pio. Padre Pio, original name Francesco Forgione, also called St. Pio of Pietrelcina, (born May 25, 1887, Pietrelcina, Italy—died September 23, 1968, San Giovanni Rotondo; canonized June 16, 2002; feast day September 23), Italian priest and saint of the Roman Catholic Church.