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  • Cardinal shares previously unpublished details about beatification of Fatima chlidren

    05/26/2010 4:27:08 PM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies · 240+ views
    CNA ^ | 5/26/2010
    Lisbon, Portugal, May 26, 2010 / 05:56 pm (CNA).- In an interview with L’Osservatore Romano, the prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Portuguese Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, revealed a series of previously unpublished details about the beatification of the shepherd children of Fatima, such as the creation of a commission which concluded that the two children exercised heroic virtues. Cardinal Martins said the beatification of Jacinta and Francisco Marto, which took place 10 years ago this May, was “a historic event because they were the first children to be raised to the altars who...