stigmata

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stig·ma·ta

(stig'mă-tă), Avoid the mispronunciation stigma'ta.
Alternative plural of stigma.

stigmata

(stĭg-mä′tə, -măt′ə, stĭg′mə-)
n.
A plural of stigma.

stigmata

(stĭg′mă-tă)
Cutaneous evidence of systemic illness.
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As dramatic as the incidents of bilocation were, it was the stigmata which attracted the attention of a spiritually hungry world.
Gemma not only received the stigmata but shared some of the other mystical gifts of Padre Pio as well (such as communication with her guardian angel).
Padre Alessio Parente, a Capuchin friar who attended Padre Pio in his old age, stated in a 1978 interview in Washington, DC, that the stigmata were "very scary, very horrible to look at.