New York girl claims pope performed a miracle on her

Did Pope Francis Perform a Miracle on New York Girl?
Did Pope Francis Perform a Miracle on New York Girl?

Pope Francis, miracle worker?

Twelve-year-old Julia Bruzzese is wheelchair-bound after a mysterious illness.

Pope Francis blessed her when he arrived in New York.

Now, doctors believe they might finally know why she's sick.

"Pope Francis, the miracle has begun. Yesterday I went to a doctor's appointment and for the first time since I got ill, they saw Lyme disease activity in my blood," Julia Bruzzese told WCBS.

"A miracle can happen if you believe."

This wouldn't be Pope Francis' first possible miracle.

In March, the pope was credited with turning the dried blood of St. Gennaro into liquid in Naples.

"The sign that San Gennaro loves the pope, who is Neapolitan like us. The blood is already liquid."

To be canonized as a saint, a person must perform two miracles in his or her lifetime. Pope Francis, future saint?

Pope Francis' recent trip to the United States:

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