- Dec 5, 2019
A man describes a miracle at Fatima.
The relics of two Fatima child saints have been stolen from a church in Verona while they were traveling on a pilgrimage tour in Italy.
On Sunday it was announced that the next global World Youth Day gathering would take place in Lisbon, Portugal, just a stone’s throw from the site of the 1917 Marian apparitions in Fatima. Often referred to as a “Catholic Woodstock,” WYD is by far the biggest event the Church organizes on a regular basis, and rarely has it been so rooted in Marian devotion.
Polish Archbishop Henryk Hose says the message of peace centered on alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje has the same value as that associated with two famed and already recognized shrines.
Clericalism has led to a distorted view of authority that has contributed to the problems of sexual abuse and the abuse of power and conscience affecting the Catholic Church, said the head of the Vatican’s clergy office.
A group of Fatima devotees led by American Father Isaac Relyea is in Dublin for the World Meeting of Families, leading a rosary procession each morning to try to cajole the Vatican-sponsored event into telling the “full truth” of the Gospel.