Vatican investigating healing attributed to Blessed Kateri
April 25, 2011
The Vatican is investigating whether the healing of a boy in Washington in 2006 is a miracle attributable to the intercession of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha.
Doctors said that Jake Finkbonner, then 11, was expected to die from a fast-spreading flesh-eating bacterium. “All of a sudden, to have this infection stop is almost like a geyser coming out of the earth with this great roar--and all of a sudden it just stops,” said surgeon Richard Hopper. “And there's silence. And everybody's just a little bit stunned by it being over.”
- A Boy, An Injury, A Recovery, A Miracle? (NPR)
- Vatican investigating possible miracle in Wash. state (KOMO-TV)
- Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (Catholic Culture)
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