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Daniel Z
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That's something you don't read everyday.

Postby Daniel Z » June 20th, 2017, 8:14 pm

I didn't know (until Wikipedia told me) that in 2002 Silvio Mantelli petitioned Pope John Paul ll to declare St. John Bosco the Patron St of stage Magicians. Today I saw a tweet from The Mysterium Show linking to this article with the wonderful subtitle "The brains of the patron saint of stage magicians have been recovered" http://tinyurl.com/yb6cv5p5

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Re: That's something you don't read everyday.

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 20th, 2017, 10:31 pm

There was some talk of it at the time. But I haven't heard about his brains being found. Are you sure it's not a trick? :lol:
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Re: That's something you don't read everyday.

Postby Dustin Stinett » June 21st, 2017, 4:27 am

His story has been on a list of things that I use in the Academy of Magical Arts Newsletter. I find him fascinating because he is also the Patron Saint of editors, publishers, and juvenile delinquents.

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Re: That's something you don't read everyday.

Postby Bill Mullins » June 21st, 2017, 8:29 am

But not the patron saint of quality footwear.

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Re: That's something you don't read everyday.

Postby MagicbyAlfred » June 21st, 2017, 11:08 am

Richard Kaufman wrote:There was some talk of it at the time. But I haven't heard about his brains being found. Are you sure it's not a trick? :lol:



Good one! I have never read it, but perhaps 73 years ago, he foresaw this discovery coming:
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