Reach out and touch faith: saints who can never be saints | Curio

Reach out and touch faith: saints who can never be saints

22 mins | Dec 3, 2017

Uncle Vincent’s body never rotted, so the locals think that he never found peace. While his soul lingers in purgatory, his mummified body has become a shrine. Elizabeth Harper, writing in Lapham's Quarterly, looks at a very vivid manifestation of religious belief in Southern Italy.

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From Lapham's Quarterly