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Fatima: Case Closed
Vivificat! - News, Opinions, Commentary, from a Personal Catholic Perspective ^ | 26 September 2007 | Teˇfilo

Posted on 09/26/2007 4:47:53 PM PDT by Teˇfilo

Sister Lucia Dos SantosFolks, there are some fellow Catholics Way-Out-There who believe with utter seriousness that the Holy Father -- we're talking here about John Paul the Great -- did not release the full "Third Secret of Fatima" back in 2002. They insist that Sister Lucia, the last surviving seer, went along with the charade "out of obedience."

This poses a number of serious, fundamental problems: if Sister Lucia went along "out of obedience," this implies that:

- The Holy Father John Paul the Great lied;

- The Cardinal Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in 2002 also lied -- he happens to be the current Holy Father;

- Both the late and current Holy Father ordered a nun to lie;

- The nun, going against conscience and the commandments, obeyed an unlawful order and lied herself;

- A group of outsiders are privy to all of this and know better than those involved, ergo,

- The outsiders stand in judgment of Pope John Paul the Great, Pope Benedict XVI, and Sor Lucia.

The latest allegations contained in a book by Antonio Socci, The Fourth Secret of Fatima, borrowed from fringe groups of Fatima fanatics, are but the latest in what appears to be a concerted, yet decentralized effort to sully the reputation of the late Pontiff and a transparent effort by Socci to ride on the coattails of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone's book, "L'Ultima Veggente di Fatima," (The Last Fatima Visionary).

The Fatima fringe will always find an excuse to rationalize their kookiness. Their allegations lack seriousness and credibility. Let us pray they repent and return to the full obedience of the Church soon.

- Read No More Fatima Secrets, Says Cardinal at Zenit.org


TOPICS: Catholic; General Discusssion
KEYWORDS: fatima
Blunders. Typos. Mine.
1 posted on 09/26/2007 4:47:55 PM PDT by Teˇfilo
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To: NYer; Salvation; Nihil Obstat; mileschristi; bornacatholic; rrstar96

PING!


2 posted on 09/26/2007 4:49:20 PM PDT by Teˇfilo (Visit Vivificat! - http://www.vivificat.org - A Catholic Blog of News, Commentary and Opinion)
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To: Teˇfilo; NYer; Salvation; Nihil Obstat; mileschristi; bornacatholic

To paraphrase the late Pope Paul VI (a legitimate successor of St. Peter, by the way): “The smoke of conspiracy theorists has entered the Church.”


3 posted on 09/28/2007 12:29:54 PM PDT by rrstar96 (Strength and Honor!)
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To: Teˇfilo
Our Lady of Fatima, May 13

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SISTER LUCIA RIP

LAST OF CHILDREN WHO CLAIMED TO SEE VIRGIN MARY DIES AT 97

Last child who claimed to see "Virgin Mary" dies

Virgin Mary Child Dies (Lucia of Fatima)

Mourning for Fatima seer (Portugal declares day of mourning)

Third Secret of Fatima is not fully revealed.

Sister Lucia, last remaining witness of Fatima apparitions, dies at 97

Sr. Lucia, Fatima, and Islam

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Papal praise at Sister Lucia's funeral

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Sister Lucia's Last Moments

4 posted on 09/29/2007 8:35:53 PM PDT by Salvation (ćWith God all things are possible.ć)
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To: Te├│filo; Alex Murphy; Amityschild; Brad's Gramma; Captain Beyond; Cvengr; DvdMom; firebrand; ...

Given that Fatima was a very manipulated, shaped, mostly moderately common series of UFO incidents and manifestations anyway . . .

as well documented by two excellent Portugese researchers with access to the RCC’s long secreted archives in Portugal on the incidents . . . and with then surviving witnesses . . .

and the Vatican’s incredible control and man-handling of the children involved from an early age . . .

it is entirely plausible to me that

that many lies have been told about the whole thing by those people.

The truth can be pretty dogged, even in this dispensational era. Eventually, the total truth will be outted by God Almighty.

It seems that Mary/Fatima and their white hankys are far more important to the Vatican Institution than

THE TRUTH.

What a surprise.
/s


5 posted on 10/08/2010 12:07:05 AM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Huh? You are in my prayers.

-Theo


6 posted on 10/08/2010 8:39:42 AM PDT by Teˇfilo (Visit Vivificat! - http://www.vivificat.org - A Catholic Blog of News, Commentary and Opinion)
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To: Dr. Brian Kopp

PING


7 posted on 10/11/2010 6:28:16 PM PDT by Teˇfilo (Visit Vivificat! - http://www.vivificat.org - A Catholic Blog of News, Commentary and Opinion)
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