MYS060: In 1846, two French children reported an apparition of the Virgin Mary, who gave them warnings for the world and secrets for the children. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli look at the approval of the apparition by the local bishop and the controversy that has continued to this day.
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Links for this episode:
- Bishop William Ullathorne’s book “The Holy Mountain of La Salette”
- Sandra Zimdars-Swartz’s book “Encountering Mary”
- The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s 1978 document on evaluating apparitions
- Vatican document “The Message of Fatima”
- Catholic Encyclopedia article on La Salette
- Our Lady of La Salette
- Melanie Calvat
- Maximin Giraud
- Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette
- Missionaries of La Salette
- The Original Secrets of La Salette
- 1879 Modified Version of Melanie’s Secret
- Jimmy Akin’s article “La Salette: Sorting Fact from Fiction”
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