Saturday, January 30, 2010

Pope John Paul II's mortification practices and the secular world's twist

Jimmy Akin has a great post up at the National Catholic Register blog in which he looks at how the secular world reacted to the news that Pope John Paul II use to self-flagellate - a form of mortification of the flesh.'s not masochism. 

Go read Jimmy Akin's blogpost: STUNNER! Pope practiced self-mortification

Also scroll to the Catholic section at this wikipedia entry to read about self-mortification among the saints.

Homepage for the NC Register for other blogposts and articles.

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