The message of peace Mary gave to three shepherd children 100 years ago at Fatima, Portugal, is still timely in 2017 and is an ongoing reminder that flashes of the divine are revealed in unexpected places, according to speakers at a U.N. panel.
While the investigations into the very first alleged apparitions at Medjugorje in must continue, Pope Francis said he has doubts about claims that Mary continues to appear in the village of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Pope Francis is considering dedicating a meeting of the Synod of Bishops to the concerns of the indigenous people of the Amazon region, a Peruvian archbishop said.
Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children who saw Mary at Fatima, but more importantly, he said, they heeded the call to pray for sinners and trust in the Lord.
A priest who does not willingly embrace Christ’s cross and who does not try to lighten the burdens of his people is not worthy of the name, Pope Francis told 10 men he was about to ordain.
When the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance left Oka, Quebec, to escape suburban sprawl, they left behind an oversized, aging building.
Their new Trappist abbey, nested in the forests and rolling hills of the Lanaudiere region and known for its cutting-edge ecological architecture, has been heralded as the 21st-century monastery.
ose Camara, a retired Portuguese businessman, has donated more than 1,000 statues of Our Lady of Fatima, handmade in Fatima, to parishes around the world since January 2013.
When it comes to Marian apparitions, the Catholic Church takes a prudent approach that focuses more on the message than on the miracle.
The U.S. Catholic China Bureau will hold a conference at St. John’s University, Jamaica, Aug. 11-13 on the “Experience of the Chinese Catholic Church in the 21st Century.”