Sacred Journeys

Notes from the Field: Office of Medical Observ. (Lourdes)

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

Many may find spiritual healing in the rites and rituals of the pilgrimage to Lourdes, while others believe they find physical healing. Whenever someone claims they are physically cured by the waters of Lourdes, the case is evaluated by an international committee of medical professionals. Get an exclusive look at the records of the Office of Medical Observations.

Aired: 12/16/14

Rating: NR

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