October 1, 2004

NEWS STORY: Vatican Set to Beatify Gibson’s Passionate Muse

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c. 2004 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Pope John Paul II on Sunday (Oct. 3) will beatify Sister Anne Catherine Emmerich, a sickly 19th century nun who claimed to have visions that gave her courtside seats at Jesus’ execution. But curiously, the Vatican says her grisly revelations _ which provided inspiration for Mel Gibson’s “The Passion […]

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