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Sara MacMillan: loved and loving

Blessed by a little angel

The eulogy given by Sir James at his granddaughter Sara’s Requiem Mass tells how a frail young child brought God’s grace to the lives of all those who knew her

A pilgrim walks on her knees at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal (CNS photo/Rafael Marchante, Reuters)

The astonishing prayer of Fatima

Surely the ‘O my Jesus’ prayer is too deep for three shepherd children to have invented all by themselves?

Sir James will write the piece for the 2017 event

The celebration in 2017 will be attended by Pope Francis

Pope Francis arrives in St Peter's Square for the general audience yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/10/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis prays in front of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima (Photo: CNS)

The devotion was explained by Our Lady to Sister Lucia 90 years ago this December

Pope Francis uses incense as he venerates the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Why Our Lady loves the number 13

98 years ago today, Our Lady appeared to Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco for the first time

The statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried during a candlelit vigil at the shrine in Portugal (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

“There is no fourth secret and there are no other hidden secrets,” says Cardinal Amato

Pope Francis prays in front of the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima during a Marian vigil in St Peter's Square in 2013 (CNS)

The diocese of Leiria-Fátima says Francis’s visit will coincide with the centenary of the Apparitions of Fatima

A Nigerian woman wearing a rosary attends a prayer meeting for schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram

A Nigerian bishop says Jesus appeared to him in a vision and said the rosary will vanquish Boko Haram

Pope Francis and the statue of Our Lady of Fatima (Photo: PA)

Ceremony held in front of 100,000 pilgrims in St Peter’s Square