Published Testimony: (1930’s - 2003)Some Other Witnesses

If, as seems to be the case – and as millions of responsible Catholics believe – there is more to the Third Secret than the vision released on June 26, 2000 of a "Bishop dressed in White," with no explanation by Our Lady of Fatima of how it is to be interpreted, then what is contained in the missing part of the Secret? In addition to the published testimony provided elsewhere on this web site (including that of Father Fuentes, Father Alonso, Sister Lucy, Cardinal Ratzinger, etc.), the testimony of the following witnesses also helps to answer this question.

Msgr. Eugenio Pacelli (the future Pope Pius XII) (1930’s)

The Secretary of State under Pius XI, Msgr. Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli, prior to his elevation to the papacy in 1939 as Pius XII, made the following astonishing prophecy about a coming upheaval in the Church:

Father Joseph Schweigl (September 1952)

In 1952 Father Joseph Schweigl was entrusted by Pope Pius XII with a secret mission to interrogate Sister Lucy about the Third Secret. He subsequently stated:

Cardinal Oddi (March 1990)

On March 17, 1990 Cardinal Oddi, who was a personal friend of Pope John XXIII and who had spoken to him regarding the Secret, gave the following testimony to Italian journalist Lucio Brunelli in the journal Il Sabato:

Cardinal Ciappi

In a personal communication to a Professor Baumgartner in Salzburg, Cardinal Mario Luigi Ciappi, who was the personal papal theologian to Popes John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul I and John Paul II, revealed:

Father Malachi Martin (Summer 1998)

In a four-hour interview on the Art Bell radio program, Father Malachi Martin stated that in February 1960, while he was secretary to Cardinal Bea (who was one of the close advisors to Pope John XXIII), Father Malachi was given the Third of Fatima to read. Bound by oath not to reveal the Secret, he commented on different versions, which callers quoted to him on the program. He stated that Our Lady’s words were dry and specific. In response to a quotation that a pope would be under the control of satan, he responded, "Yes, it sounds as if they were reading the text of the Third Secret." He stated that the release of the Secret would provoke strong reactions. He stated that if the Secret were made public, the confessionals and churches would be filled with parishioners on their knees. He also stated that something very relevant to the U.S. is mentioned in the Secret. He stated that the central element of the Secret is awful, and that it concerns apostasy.

Father Jose Valinho (2000 and 2003)

Finally there is Sister Lucy’s nephew, Father Jose dos Santos Valinho. He related his opinion of the contents of the Third Secret in a book by Renzo and Roberto Allegri entitled Reportage su Fatima [Milan 2000], which was published – providentially enough – very shortly before the disclosure of the vision purported to be the Third Secret and the publication of booklet entitled The Message of Fatima by Cardinal Ratzinger and Archbishop Bertone. Father Valinho stated:

On February 14, 2003 Father Valinho also spoke about the Third Secret on the program ENIGMA. It was transmitted prime time, nationwide on RAI, the national television network of Italy. Father Valinho stated on this ocassion:

Notes:

, pp. 52-53.Pius XII Devant L’Histoire1. Pope Pius XII, quoted in Msgr. Roche,

Vol. III, Immaculate Heart of Mary Press, Buffalo, NY, 1989, pg. 710.The Whole Truth About Fatima, 2. Frère Michel de la Sainte Trinité,

, The Missionary Association, Terryville, Connecticut, 2002, pg. 33The Devil’s Final Battle3. Kramer, Rev. Paul, ed.,

, (published by the Transalpine Redemptorists, Orkney Isles, Scotland, Great Britain) March 2002.Catholic4. See Father Gerard Mura, "The Third Secret of Fatima: Has It Been Completely Revealed?", the periodical

5. Ibid.

, issue 74, p. 76.The Fatima Crusader6. Reported in

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