Fatima Perspectives, Christopher Ferrara: For years Father Nicholas Gruner has been saying that the reason the Pope failed to mention Russia in the 1984 consecration ceremony is that his advisors told him not to do so, because it would offend the Russian Orthodox and impair Vatican diplomacy. Thus, for the sake of human respect the Vatican has not followed the precise request of Our Lady of Fatima. Read more here.
Brother Andre MarieThe brethren are in Onset, Mass., getting waterlogged and sunburned for a week. R&R, New England style. Catching up on lots of books, too!3 days ago