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by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Oct 23, 2022 / 07:00 am The 60th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council is not the only notable anniversary currently being celebrated by the Church. Almost to the day 80 years ago, on Oct. 31, 1942, Pope Pius XII consecrated the …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 18, 2022 / 11:00 am The cause for beatification of Sister Lucia dos Santos, the eldest child to witness the Fatima apparitions, has taken a step forward. In a meeting at the Vatican, the postulators for Lucia’s cause submitted the “positio” document containing testimonies …

by Mary Farrow Fatima, Portugal, May 13, 2021 / 07:01 am America/Denver (CNA). It’s the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church. One hundred years ago, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in a field in Fatima, Portugal. She brought with …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Mar 30, 2022 / 15:07 pm When the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children at Fatima, she asked that certain devotions be followed in order to bring peace to the world. The most well-known of her requests is for the consecration of Russia …

Denver Newsroom, Mar 15, 2022 / 15:50 pm With the announcement that Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary March 25, interest in the consecration of Russia, as requested by Our Lady of Fatima, has been renewed. Below is an assortment of documents, collected …

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Mar 15, 2022 / 10:40 am Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the Vatican announced on Tuesday. The Holy See press office said on March 15: “On Friday, March 25, during the Celebration of Penance at which he will preside …

by CNA Staff Krisovychi, Ukraine, Mar 11, 2022 / 04:25 am Our Lady of Fatima shrines worldwide are being asked to unite in prayer for the conversion of Russia on Sunday. The appeal was made by Father Andrzej Draws, rector of the Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima in Krisovychi, …

On the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the "Miracle of the Sun", the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by CNA Staff Fatima, Portugal, Oct 13, 2021 / 09:15 am October 13, 1917 marked the last Marian apparition in Fatima, and the day in which thousands of people bore witness of the miracle of the dancing sun; a miracle that not only proved the validity of the Fatima Marian …