• Vatican tries to snuff out Fatima conspiracy theories

    Vatican tries to snuff out Fatima conspiracy theories

    • May 28, 2016

    VATICAN CITY — When then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger met the press in 2000 for the formal release of the so-called Third Secret of Fatima, he said he knew many people would be disappointed. Almost 16 years later, at the beginning of a yearlong preparation for the 100th anniversary of the apparition