Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article


A general view of the Catholic shrine of Fatima during a mass by Pope Benedict XVI in central Portugal, May 13, 2010. Thousands of pilgrims made their way to the Fatima Shrine to attend a mass by Pope Benedict XVI to mark the 93rd anniversary celebrations of the first appearance of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in 1917
1 posted on 05/13/2010 9:43:52 AM PDT by NYer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies ]


To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; markomalley; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; ...
"As far the crisis and scandals are concerned, I think that the people wanted to show that they can distinguish between exceptions and the vast majority of their priests," said Manuel Morujao.

"I think that Christians wanted to send a message to say that the Pope ... is very much loved."


Pope Benedict XVI walks to the altar during a mass at the Catholic shrine of Fatima in central Portugal, May 13, 2010.

2 posted on 05/13/2010 9:45:19 AM PDT by NYer ("Where Peter is, there is the Church." - St. Ambrose of Milan)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: NYer
Just in case any readers of this thread think the building that looks like a spaceship is the actual basilica ...


7 posted on 05/13/2010 7:33:30 PM PDT by ELS (Vivat Benedictus XVI!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson