A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore considered to be the work of a divine agency.
"the miracle of rising from the grave"
JESUS OF NAZARETH
A first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity, the world's largest religion. Most Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament
Lourdes is one of the world's most famous miracle sites - a French grotto which is said to have healing properties for those who drink or bathe in it
THE MIRACLE OF THE SUN
This is one of, if not the miracle with the highest number of witnesses. Between 50,000 and 100,000 people claim to have seen the Miracle of the Sun on the 13th October, 1917 whilst standing in the Cova da Iria fields near Fatima, Portugal.
OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
In 1531, Juan Diego said the Virgin Mary appeared to him, first asking him to build a church where he stood and then later, to collect a bundle of flowers. When he opened his robes, the flowers fell away to reveal a now famous image of Mary, one which can still be seen today in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City
Original name Francesco Forgione, Padre Pio was a Roman Catholic Capuchin priest who had perhaps the world's most famous case of stigmata. Despite his efforts to the contrary, news of his mysterious wounds on the palms of his hands and feet went global in the early 1920s