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Pope on Centenary of Fatima Apparitions: 'Let Us Entrust Ourselves to Mary'

At the End of General Audience today, Francis Advised Faithful to Turn Toward Mother of Hope

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«Let us entrust ourselves to Mary.»
Pope Francis gave this advice this morning, February 22, 2017, at the end of the general audience while greeting the German-speaking pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square, the first outside in the square this year.
«I address a cordial greeting to all the German-speaking pilgrims,» the Pope said, noting,-«In this year of the centenary of the apparitions at Fatima, let us entrust ourselves to Mary, Mother of hope, who invites us to turn our gaze towards Salvation, toward a new world and a new humanity.
«God bless you all,» he said.

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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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