Our Lady of Fatima

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Our Lady of Fatima.

Everything you need to know about Fatima (Part 1)

May 8, 2017

By Mary Farrow

It's the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church. Read more

Pope Francis with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square, May 13 2015.

Papal visit completes anniversary celebrations, Fatima bishop says

May 3, 2017

By Elise Harris

After a whirlwind trip to Egypt last week, Pope Francis in just 10 days will head to Portugal for the... Read more

Our Lady of Fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima is coming to the United Nations

May 1, 2017

One day before the May 13 celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, a statue of Our Lady... Read more

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How the upcoming canonization affirms the Fatima apparitions

Apr 21, 2017

By Elise Harris

The canonization of Fatima visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto has been hailed as an exciting moment for the Church, but... Read more

Jacinta Pereiro Marto, niece of Francisco and Jacinta, in Aljustrel-Fatima, Portugal.

Niece of Fatima visionaries reflects on her remarkable family

Apr 20, 2017

By Elise Harris

The niece of Blessed Franciso and Jacinta Marto has voiced excitement for the coming canonization of her relatives, sharing stories... Read more

Blessed Francisco and Jacinta Marto. Public Domain.

It's official: Pope Francis to canonize Fatima visionaries during May visit

Apr 20, 2017

By Elise Harris

During his trip to Portugal for the centenary of the Fatima Marian apparitions next month, Pope Francis will canonize visionaries... Read more

Blessed Francisco and Jacinta Marto.

Consistory announced to approve Fatima children's canonization

Apr 11, 2017

Pope Francis will hold an ordinary public consistory on April 20, where the cardinals of the Church are expected to... Read more

Immaculate Heart of Mary.

San Francisco archdiocese to be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Mar 28, 2017

In the centennial year of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco will consecrate his archdiocese... Read more

Blessed Francisco and Jacinta Marto.

Pope clears way for canonization of Fatima visionaries

Mar 23, 2017

By Elise Harris

On Thursday Pope Francis approved the second and final miracle needed to canonize Blessed Francisco and Jacinta Marto, two of... Read more

Pope Francis with Our Lady of Fatima at the General Audience, Wednesday May 13, 2015.

Pope Francis' schedule for Fatima visit released

Mar 20, 2017

By Elise Harris

On Monday, the Vatican released the official program for Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Portugal in May, where he’ll celebrate... Read more

Pope will make two-day visit to Fatima marking apparition anniversary

Dec 17, 2016

By Elise Harris

Though rumors have been floating around for some time, the Vatican confirmed Saturday that Pope Francis will travel to Fatima,... Read more

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Three ways to obtain an indulgence for the 100-year Fatima anniversary

Dec 1, 2016

For the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, Pope Francis has decided to grant... Read more

Pope Francis with Our Lady of Fatima at the General Audience, Wednesday May 13, 2015.

Cardinal Parolin visits Fatima ahead of Pope's trip

Oct 12, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, is traveling to Fatima, Portugal ahead of Pope Francis’ own visit, which... Read more

Benedict XVI at the Vatican in June 2005.

Vatican: recent stories about Benedict XVI and Fatima secrets are 'absolutely untrue'

May 21, 2016

The Vatican announced today that recent articles claiming that Pope emeritus Benedict XVI said that the Third Secret of Fatima... Read more

Pope Francis planning to visit Fatima in 2017, local bishop announces

Apr 30, 2015

In 2017, Pope Francis plans to travel to Fatima, said Bishop António Augusto dos Santos Marto of Leiria-Fátima in a... Read more

Archbishop Sample consecrates the Portland archdiocese to Our Lady of Fatima on June 28.

Portland archdiocese consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima

Jul 2, 2014

By Mary Farrow

Faithful from in and around Portland, Ore. filled St. Mary’s Cathedral to overflowing on June 28 for Archbishop Alexander Sample's... Read more

A statue of Our Lady at the Church of St. Thomas of Villanueva on April 7, 2014.

Fatima statue inspires devotion, prayer in Castel Gandolfo

Apr 10, 2014

Locals and swarms of pilgrims from various parts of the world gathered in Castel Gandolfo outside of Rome recently to... Read more

Tim Tindal-Robertson during an Oct. 10 interview in Rome.

Mary 'can only bring us to God,' expert says as entrustment nears

Oct 11, 2013

By Elise Harris

Anticipating Pope Francis' entrustment of the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Oct. 13, a specialist in Marian... Read more


Pontificate of Pope Francis consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima

May 14, 2013

At the Holy Father’s personal request, Cardinal Jose Polycarp, the Patriarch of Lisbon, consecrated the pontificate of Pope Francis to... Read more