Pope Francis in Fatima

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Full text of May 13 in-flight interview with Pope Francis

May 13, 2017

The following is an unofficial transcript of the in-flight press conference on the papal plane returning from Fatima to Rome... Read more

Pope Francis delivers the homily at the canonization Mass of Francisco and Jacinta Marto in Fatima May 13, 2017.

Like the Fatima children, offer your lives to God, Pope urges

May 13, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Saturday, Pope Francis told those gathered at Fatima, in particular the sick and suffering, to follow the example of... Read more

Official portrait of Francisco and Jacinta Marto, designed by Silvia Patricio. Courtesy of the Fatima Shrine.

Francisco and Jacinta have officially been declared saints!

May 13, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on Saturday officially declared Francisco and Jacinta Marto saints of the Catholic Church in front of hundreds of... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the Chapel of the Apparitions in Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2017.

Mary points to Christ's mercy, Pope Francis tells Fatima pilgrims

May 12, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis asked pilgrims in Fatima on Friday evening to think about the qualities the Virgin Mary possesses, being careful... Read more

Pope Francis arrives at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, May 12, 2017.

Let's be guided by Mary's Immaculate Heart, Pope says in Fatima

May 12, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

During his first day in Fatima, Pope Francis led pilgrims in prayer, asking that the Immaculate Heart of Mary would... Read more