From St. Francis of Assisi in 1224 to Padre Pio in the 20th century, this documentary explores the most famous cases of stigmata: the strange appearance of the mortal wounds of Christ on the hands, feet or around the brow. Religious scholars and psychologists investigate the roots of the phenomenon. Are stigmata the product of religious hysteria, the need for attention or the actual will of God?

Film Duration: 44 min