» 05/12/2017, 20.17
PORTUGAL - VATICAN
At Fatima, Pope implores the Virgin for concord among peoples
Francis was welcomed to the Marian shrine by tens of thousands of people. A prayer that also announces the gospel proclamation, tearing down all walls and crossing every frontier, going out “to all the peripheries, to make known God’s justice and peace".
12/05/2017 07:50:00 PORTUGAL - VATICAN
Pope in Fatima: With Mary, become a sign and a sacrament of God's mercy, forgiving everything and always
Pope Francis blesses the candles on the plain filled with hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and emphasizes that "if we want to be Christians, we must be Marian." Not the "unreachable lady," but the "Master of spiritual life, the first one who followed Christ along the "narrow way "of the cross. The Mass celebrated by Card. Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State.
Pope: we would be mistaken to think that Fatima’s prophetic mission is complete
Benedict XVI celebrates Mass in Fatima, in front of 500 thousand people. I have come, he says, to pray for our suffering humanity, to entrust to Mary the confession that "I love" the Church and priests "love" Jesus, to entrust to Mary’s protection the ordained, the consecrated and missionaries.
11/05/2010 VATICAN – PORTUGAL
In Portugal, Pope says Church to work with those who do not reduce faith to the private sphere
Benedict XVI has arrived in Lisbon, the first stage in a visit centred on Fatima. During the flight, he linked the Third Secret to the abusive priest’s affair, something truly “terrifying”. “The Lord said that Church will suffer until the end of the world. This is especially visible today.”
13/05/2017 14:28:00 PORTUGAL - VATICAN
Pope at Fatima: Saints the two shepherds Mary "introduced into the immense sea of the Light of God"
Nearly a million people witness the canonization of the two children, the youngest in Church history to climb to the glory of the altars without being martyrs. “Our Lady foretold, and warned us about, a way of life that is godless and indeed profanes God in his creatures. Such a life – frequently proposed and imposed – risks leading to hell. Mary came to remind us that God’s light dwells within us and protects us".
12/05/2010 VATICAN – PORTUGAL
In Fatima Pope says the world needs the witness of “faithful” priests
In the Marian city, Benedict XVI speaks in the Chapel of the Apparitions about the bullet that wounded John Paul II. During vespers, he gave his thanks to all those who gave their life for Christ. “Thank you for your witness, often silent and certainly not easy; thank you for your fidelity to the Gospel and to the Church.”
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