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stigmatist

(stĭg′mə-tĭst)
n.
A stigmatic.
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Francis of Assisi, the first known stigmatist, was someone deeply in love with Jesus Christ.
In recent years, stories of the miraculous are not lacking -- including stigmatists such as the Bolivian Catalina Rivas and Mirna Nazour of Damascus in the Catholic tradition; and the miracle of the Holy Light, which reportedly takes place at the Holy Saturday Orthodox liturgies in the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem.
Harrison also judges with the confidence born of certainty that, in all probability, throughout the world during the coming years, there will be an increase in stigmatists. He reports that in the course of compiling this book, "I have seen the numbers risen to around 20."