Pope sends video-message ahead of Fatima pilgrimage

Posted May 10, 2017 1:52 pm by Editor

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message of greeting to the people of Portugal as he prepares to travel to Fatima on the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Mary to three shepherd children on May 13th 1917.

In a video-message released just two days before his journey the Pope said that “Just hours from my pilgrimage to Our Lady of Fatima, I find myself in a state of joyful expectation for our upcoming encounter at the house of the Mother”.

I am well aware, he said, of the fact that you would like to welcome me into your homes,

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