I would like to provide to the general public the text that I had prepared for the debate. The event was a little late and so some things had to be shortened, unfortunately. Nevertheless, I present what I had prepared, with some slight editing for online format.
Yesterday, Crisis Magazine published a review of my book by Matthew C. Hoffman. The comments began to arrive quickly, and, as of the time of this post, there are over 260 such comments. The remarks vary, some supportive, some combative, but then an interesting development occurred.
Marco Tosatti was kind to help me in the research with my book On the Third Part of the Secret of Fátima. Today I saw this video:
If your spoken Italian needs brushing up, thankfully, YouTube’s closed caption feature is working (albeit not at 100%).
Tosatti advances the 20-25 lines story, among other things. I hope he has had the opportunity to read my book…. I understand that he published a book back in April entitled Fatima e il segreto non svelato.
Last year, I posted an English translation of an article written by Dr. José Barreto of Lisbon, Portugal, on the writings of Fr. Edouard Dhanis concerning Fátima.
While in Fátima this past June, I noticed that there was some discussion on Fr. Dhanis on an Internet forum. I am quite happy to see this discussion taking place as I discuss Dhanis in my book On the Third Part of the Secret of Fátima.
I noticed that Joachim Bouflet wrote a book about Fátima entitled Fátima: 1917-2017. I have found Bouflet, generally speaking, to be a good writer and I looked forward to reading his book. I saw that he, too, has written about Fr. Dhanis (pgs. 126-132). Overall, I think he wrote well of the situation with the Flemish Jesuit. I like how he appears to acknowledge the opprobrium to which Dhanis was subjected.
For your reading pleasure, I have worked-up an English translation (by no means a polished one) of Bouflet’s discussion. I hope he does not mind that I have done so.
Hi Everyone! I want to direct you to some new articles that I have written about Fátima that are published by the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA Inc. (WAF-USA).
The first article is: Open or publish? A question on the third part of the secret of Fátima.
The second article is: Sister Lúcia and interpretation of the third part of the Secret.
The Open or Publish article discusses whether or not Our Lady had commanded that the third part of the secret was to be published in the year 1960. Some information has recently come to light which gives one pause to examine the matter.
The Sister Lúcia and Interpretation article examines a discrepancy between some new information from Sister Lúcia with a statement from Cardinal Ratzinger in his Theological Commentary.