Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Medical experts say baby's survival was a miracle

Archbishop Fulton Sheen one step closer to beatification
Illinois woman who credits her son's life to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton
Sheen reads during a Mass in 2011. (Photo: Tom Dermody / Catholic Post / CNS)
Three years ago, a boy was delivered stillborn after his umbilical cord knotted itself, cutting off his circulation and oxygen supply. His mother, Bonnie Engstrom, prayed Archbishop Fulton Sheen's name repeatedly until, 61 minutes after birth, her son's heart suddenly began to beat.

Medical experts examined the case and confirmed March 6 that there is no natural explanation for the recovery of James Fulton Engstrom, now a healthy, normal toddler.

Read more from the Catholic News Service.

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