Nine million pilgrims went to Fatima in 2017

More than nine million pilgrims visited Fatima in 2017, the centenary of the apparitions, authorities at the shrine have said. The highest number of visitors came from Spain, Italy, Poland and the US, with 72 million watching centenary events on television.

Priest excommunicated for violating Seal

A priest in Australia, Fr Ezinwanne Igbo, has been excommunicated for violating the Seal of Confession, according to the Archdiocese of Brisbane.

Colosseum to be lit up for persecuted faithful

Rome’s Colosseum will be lit up in red next Saturday to draw attention to the persecution of Christians around the world.

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