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File picture dated 1917 of the three Portuguese shepherd children: Servant of God Lucia Dos Santos (C) and her cousins Blesseds Jacinta and Francisco

File picture dated 1917 of the three Portuguese shepherd children: Servant of God Lucia Dos Santos (C) and her cousins Blesseds Jacinta (L) and Francisco Marto (R).

Pope recognizes Fatima children miracle ahead of May visit

23/03/2017 14:31

Pope Francis has officially recognized the miracle attributed to the intercession of two Fatima children - Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta Marto. He also approved the canonizations of 30 Brazilian and 3 Mexican martyrs.

 

Pope Francis touches a statue of Our Lady of Fatima as he arrives for his General Audience in St Peter's square on May 13, 2015

Pope Francis touches a statue of Our Lady of Fatima as he arrives for his General Audience in St Peter's square on May 13, 2015

Vatican releases schedule for Pope's Fatima visit

20/03/2017 15:18

The Vatican has released the schedule of Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Fatima in Portugal, due to take place on 12-13 May

 

A procession with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Shrine at Cova da Iria, in Portugal

A procession with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Shrine at Cova da Iria, in Portugal. On Saturday, it was announced that Pope Francis will travel to Fatima in May to celebrate the centenary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Pope Francis to visit Fatima for anniversary of apparitions

17/12/2016 19:29

Pope Francis will visit Portugal in May to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima. 

 

Two statues of Our Lady of Fatima are displayed on the Lord's table during a ceremony at the Fatima shrine in central Portugal.

Two statues of Our Lady of Fatima are displayed on the Lord's table during a ceremony at the Fatima shrine in central Portugal.

Pope emeritus: Third Secret of Fatima was released in full

21/05/2016 13:08

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has said he never told anyone the publication of the “Third Secret of Fatima” in the year 2000 was incomplete.

 

The image of our Lady of Fatima

The image of our Lady of Fatima

Saint John Paul II and Our Lady of Fatima

11/05/2016 16:35

(Vatican Radio)  Saint John Paul II believed it was through the intercession that his life was spared when he was shot at in Saint Peter's Square.The last time he went to Fatima on pilgrimage was on the 13th May 2000 during the Jubilee Year. Veronica Scarisbrick was there.

Pope Francis invokes Our Lady of Fatima during last year's general audience, held on 13 May 2015.

Pope Francis invokes Our Lady of Fatima during last year's general audience, held on 13 May 2015.

Pope Francis invokes St. John Paul II ahead of Fatima feast

11/05/2016 11:46

Pope Francis on Wednesday said Our Lady of Fatima “invites us once again to turn to prayer, penance, and conversion.”

 

Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Square

Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Square

Vatican Weekend for May 8, 2016

06/05/2016 10:30

(Vatican Radio) Vatican Weekend for May 8, 2016  features a reflection on the Sunday gospel in a programme by the title of 'There's More in the Sunday Gospel than Meets the Eye' presented by Jill Bevilacqua.This is followed by a look ahead to the Feast Day of Our Lady of Fatima.