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Candlelight procession at Fátima, Portugal on May 12, 2024.

Virgin Mary today asks same she asked of little shepherds 107 years ago, cardinal says

May 13, 2024

By Natalia Zimbrão

“What does Mary tell us today? The same thing she says in the Gospel, the same thing — prayer and... Read more


Father of girl reportedly cured of blindness says it was ‘a gift of the Virgin to WYD’

On Saturday, Aug. 5, in Fátima, Portugal, Jimena said she was cured of a serious eye problem after a novena... Read more

Pope Francis prays the rosary in Fatima, Portugal, with young people with disabilities on Aug. 5, 2023.

PHOTOS: Pope Francis prays the rosary in Fátima with young people with disabilities

Aug 5, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis prayed the rosary with young people with disabilities on Saturday morning in the Fátima chapel. Read more

Sister Lucia Dos Santos.

Pope Francis advances the sainthood cause of Fatima’s Sister Lucia

Jun 22, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Lucia, who was 10 years old at the time of the 1917 Marian apparitions, outlived the other visionaries by decades,... Read more

Sister Lucia, seer of Fatima (left); detail of the sanctuary of Pontevedra (right)

Spanish shrine where Our Lady of Fatima appeared to Sister Lucía is falling into ruin

Aug 11, 2022

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The place where Our Lady called for the first Saturday devotion needs urgent reconstruction work. Read more

Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal on May 13, 2022.

Pilgrims in Fatima offer prayers for peace in Ukraine

May 13, 2022

By Courtney Mares

May 13 marks the 105th anniversary of the first apparition of Mary in Fatima. Read more

Bishop José Ornelas Carvalho.

Pope Francis appoints new Catholic bishop of Fatima

Jan 28, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Bishop José Ornelas Carvalho succeeds 74-year-old Cardinal António Marto. Read more

Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça celebrates Mass at Fatima, Portugal, May 13, 2021.

Cardinal at Fatima shrine: World needs ‘spiritual restart’ after pandemic

May 13, 2021

Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça was preaching on the May 13 feast of Our Lady of Fatima. Read more