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My book Pope Leo XIII and the Prayer to St. Michael received an honorable mention over at Papal Artifacts.
Several months ago, an elderly Fátima scholar was discussing with me the theology presented within Our Lady’s message at Fátima, making a distinction between “high” Fátima theology and “low” Fátima theology. In regard to current events within the Church—particularly those involving Pope Francis—I believe such a distinction can provide some instructive insight.
From the Vatican daily bulletin (not yet in official English translation):
On May 31, 2018, the Holy Father has nominated His Excellency, Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Warszawa-Praga (Poland), Apostolic Visitator of special character for the parish of Medjugorje for an indeterminate time and ad nutum Sanctae Sedis.
This is an exclusively pastoral task, in continuity with the mission of Special Envoy of the Holy See for the parish of Medjugorje, entrusted to Archbishop Hoser on February 11, 2017 and concluded by him in recent months.
The mission of the Apostolic Visitator is to ensure a stable and continuous accompaniment of the parish community of Medjugorje and of the faithful who go there on pilgrimage, whose needs require particular attention.
In data 31 maggio 2018 il Santo Padre ha nominato S.E. Mons. Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., Arcivescovo-Vescovo emerito di Warszawa-Praga (Polonia), Visitatore Apostolico a carattere speciale per la parrocchia di Medjugorje, a tempo indeterminato e ad nutum Sanctae Sedis.
Si tratta di un incarico esclusivamente pastorale, in continuità con la missione di Inviato Speciale della Santa Sede per la parrocchia di Medjugorje, affidata a Mons. Hoser l’11 febbraio 2017 e da lui conclusa nei mesi scorsi.
La missione del Visitatore Apostolico ha la finalità di assicurare un accompagnamento stabile e continuo della comunità parrocchiale di Medjugorje e dei fedeli che vi si recano in pellegrinaggio, le cui esigenze richiedono una peculiare attenzione.
[00875-IT.01] [Testo originale: Italiano]
I have learned that Wayne Weible has gone to God.
Three years ago, he and I began a correspondence over Medjugorje after some articles that I wrote for Catholic Stand. We spoke via E-mail as well as the telephone. Wayne expressed interest in meeting with me and even invited me to a video program with him if I was ever able to make it to Georgia. When Rick Salbato died in February, 2016, I called Wayne to let him know. Wayne took to praying for him immediately.
May Wayne Weible rest in peace.