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Are there any known Eastern Catholics who have received the stigmata?

Just curious. I wonder whether there are any Eastern Catholics to whom God gave the grace of receiving the wounds of Christ (stigmata) or did only Latin Rite Catholics ever receive them? I know of ...
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What is the purpose and basis of the stigmata?

The stigmata is sores or wounds in the places that Jesus suffered wounds during the crucifixion. That's about as much as I know. My questions, to be answered from a Catholic perspective: What's the ...