Our Lady of Fatima

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Oct. 13, 2017: Statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Via Conciliazione in Rome, Italy on the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparition.

Maine Catholic schools to observe Fatima anniversary

May 12, 2021

Children at Maine’s Catholic schools will participate in a series of Marian devotions on Thursday, to honor the Blessed Mother... Read more

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal.

Portugal’s Catholic bishops suspend public Masses amid rising COVID-19 cases

Jan 22, 2021

Public Masses will be suspended in Portugal from Saturday, the country’s bishops have announced.  Read more

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal.

Fatima shrine increases charitable outreach even as donations fall by half

Nov 18, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

In 2020, the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal has lost scores of pilgrims, and with them, large... Read more

People wearing face masks carry the statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the shrine in Portugal May 13, 2020.

At empty shrine, Fatima cardinal says Church is spiritually united with Mary

May 13, 2020

By Courtney Mares

For the first time in its history the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima celebrated the May 13 anniversary of... Read more

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Fatima confirms no pilgrims for May 13 feast day celebrations

May 7, 2020

For the first time in over a century, the annual May 13 celebrations at the Fatima shrine will take place... Read more

Cardinal Antonio Marto makes the consecration prayer before the Virgin of Fatima in Portugal.

At Fatima, 24 countries consecrated to Jesus and Mary amid the coronavirus pandemic

Mar 25, 2020

Twenty-four countries on Wednesday were consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the... Read more

Image of Our Lady of Fatima in Lisbon's cathedral.

Portuguese bishops invite nations of the world to be consecrated at Fatima

Mar 23, 2020

On Wednesday, nations from around the world can be consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart... Read more

Pope Francis prays at the statue of Our Lady of Fatima on May 12, 2017.

Red hat shows importance of Fatima message, new cardinal says

Jun 28, 2018

By Elise Harris

Among the Church’s newest cardinals is Antonio Augusto dos Santos Marto, who oversees the diocese of Leiria-Fatima. He says his... Read more

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Cardinal calls for consecration of Mexico to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Apr 10, 2018

Facing violence, poverty and corruption, Mexico should be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, said Archbishop Emeritus Juan Sandoval... Read more

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Fatima nun has 15,000 pages of evidence for beatification cause

Dec 27, 2017

Officials with the beatification cause of Sister Lucia dos Santos have collected thousands of pages of materials testifying to the... Read more

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, former Vatican secretary of state, speaks with EWTN on May 4, 2017.

Cardinal Bertone talks about the third secret of Fatima

Oct 10, 2017

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The third secret of Fatima deals with past events, but at the same time its call to conversion is always... Read more

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Everything you need to know about Fatima (Part 2)

Oct 10, 2017

By Mary Farrow

This is part two of a two-part series. Part one covered the historical context, contents of the apparitions, and Miracle... Read more

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Fr. Mitch Pacwa asks: Are you ready to answer Our Lady of Fatima?

Sep 13, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

The first time Our Lady of Fatima appeared to the shepherd children, she asked a question.  Read more

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Amid downpour, Bishops consecrate Scotland to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Sep 4, 2017

Constant, pouring rain did not deter the Catholic bishops of Scotland from consecrating Scotland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary... Read more

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Watch as FOCUS consecrates its ministry to Jesus through Mary

Jun 13, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

In the centenary year of Our Lady of Fatima, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students has decided to consecrate its... Read more

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How the 'Mini Pope' moved the hearts of pilgrims at Fatima

May 21, 2017

The photo of a baby dressed up as the pope at the Fatima Shrine rocked social media during Pope Francis'... Read more

Our Lady of Fatima statue in Lisbon, Portugal, May 9, 2017.

Sign of hope in Syria – Aleppo consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima

May 16, 2017

Still reeling from the Syrian civil war, the city of Aleppo saw a ray of hope this weekend with a... Read more

Archbishop Sean O'Malley at the Tauron Arena in Krakow during World Youth Day.

What Cardinal O’Malley thinks we can all learn from Fatima

May 15, 2017

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston said that this weekend’s celebrations for the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima can... Read more

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Venezuelans travel to Fatima with a plea for their country

May 15, 2017

By Elise Harris

Jose Antonio dos Santos, an immigrant from Venezuela now living in Barcelona, made his way to Fatima for the centenary... Read more

Pope Francis kisses a baby girl during his trip to Fatima May 12-13, 2017.

Pope Francis: Fatima reminds us to care for the faith of children

May 14, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Sunday Pope Francis reflected on the May 13 canonization of the child visionaries St. Francisco and Jacinta Marto, saying... Read more