Posted: May 13, 2017 4:10 pm
by John Platko
newolder wrote:Intercessory prayer definitely does not work.
The Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Intercessory Prayer (STEP) found two major results:
1) “Intercessory prayer had no effect on recovery from surgery without complications.”
2) “Patients who knew they were receiving intercessory prayer fared worse.”

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That study has been debunked on the forum long ago. There are many control issues with intercessory prayer studies.

On another note, the Holy Spirit tells me - or perhaps is was just an angel, that there will be an uptick in pilgrimages to the Shrine of Fatima. :roll: