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Pope promotes general Fatima message, avoids discussion of 'secret'

Catholic World News - May 12, 2010

During his pilgrimage to Fatima, Pope Benedict XVI has laid heavy emphasis on the general content of the message that the Virgin Mary delivered during her appearances there, notes John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter. The Pope has not entered into the often heated discussion of the 'third secret' and its historical implications. "Benedict, in other words, seems more interested in Fatima’s spirit than its secrets – all part of his 'Marian Cool.'"

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