On Saturday, Aug. 5, in Fátima, Portugal, Jimena said she was cured of a serious eye problem after a novena to Our Lady of the Snows and holy Communion.
“I opened my eyes and I could see perfectly,” said Jimena, a 16-year-old Spanish World Youth Day pilgrim.
The 21-year-old Spaniard told ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish-language news partner, the details of what he considers “the confession of my life.”
The sister related that Pope Benedict XVI spoke “of the Eucharist as a ‘kiss’ and of adoration as a prostration before Jesus, who is love.”
“It’s just so amazing to see all the Catholic youth from all over the world gathered here together through the faith, by the faith,” she said.
During the days prior to the start of this long-awaited event, the presence of Spanish youth was noticed throughout the streets of the Portuguese capital.
According to canonical norms, Rupnik had until Friday, July 14, to appeal the June 15 decision to dismiss him from the order.
The Holy Father explained that “if the word is the seed, we are the soil: We can receive it or not. But Jesus, the ‘good sower,’ does not tire of sowing it generously.”
The pope on Tuesday welcomed Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel to the Vatican, where the two spoke for 40 minutes.
Jesuit priest and artist Father Marko Rupnik continues to travel and carry out art projects despite restrictions imposed by the Society of Jesus.
The photo exhibition will be on display during the month of May in St. Peter’s Square.
Various media reported that Father Marko Rupnik, accused of having sexually abused numerous nuns, could leave Rome.
Mosaic art created by Father Marko Rupnik could be removed from the Basilica of the Sanctuary of Lourdes, France.
Archbishop Georg Gänswein explained that he thought there were two direct heirs. However, he was surprised to learn that there are three more.
Father Marko Rupnik concelebrated Mass at a basilica in Rome on Sunday despite restrictions prohibiting “any public ministerial and sacramental activity.”
Ukrainian priest Father Jurij Blazejewski highlighted the faith of the Ukrainian people and assured that “it is Christ who is winning there.”
The ministry of Jesuit Father Marko Rupnik was and continues to be under restrictions, according to the Jesuit order.
Raúl Ruiz, 50, said he felt the need to dedicate something to the late pope “and share it with all the people who accompanied us on the flight.”
New statements by Father Johan Verschueren shed light on a key jurisdictional question surrounding accusations of sexual abuse leveled against Father Marko Rupnik.
The statements by Father Hans Zollner mark another development in the widening controversy surrounding Father Marko Rupnik.