Miraculous Medal Bears a Message for These Days and Bestows Miracles of Physical and Spiritual Health

Mother Mary has made so many visits to earth to teach us, to warn us … it is so nice to keep her uppermost in our minds in these days of darkness … and to put on the armour of God, the medals and scapulars which have been given to us. Here is the story of one.

The design for the Miraculous Medal was given to St. Catherine Laboure on Nov. 27, 1830, during an apparition approved by the Church.  Our Lady fully explained the meanings for each symbol on the medal, which meanings are apocalyptic in nature.  Rue de Bac, Paris, France:

The following are quotes from the Blessed Mother to a young Sister Catherine Laboure:

RINGS ON OUR LADY’S FINGERS                                                                                  “All at once I saw rings on her fingers, three rings to each finger, the largest one near the base of the finger.  One was of medium size in the middle, the smallest one at the tip.  Each ring was set with gems, some…

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Poll: Americans want Supreme Court appointment done this year

OpentheWord.org

With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a massive controversy erupted in the US over whether President Trump should appoint her replacement now or if it should wait until after the federal election on Nov. 3, 2020, meaning it probably wouldn’t happen until 2021.

The Democrats and social activists are screaming it shouldn’t be made during an election year, while those supporting the Republicans are shouting fill the seat before the federal election.

We know what the political activists are saying, so what do the people want?

Well, according to a poll conducted by Marquette University, 67% want the appointment done before the federal election.

The Blaze explains.

A majority of Americans support filling a Supreme Court vacancy during an election year, according to a poll taken just days before Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. […]

The Marquette University poll found that two-thirds of American adults — a…

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1986 Manila, Philippines – Miraculous Ousting of A Dictator

“A beautiful woman dressed in immense bright light stood in front of the tanks and stopped them…..”

These events in the Philippines began in February, 1986, as the twenty year dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos came to an abrupt     end through a series of strange events.

Corazon Aquino, the widow of slain opposition leader, Ninoy Aquino had won the presidential election in a stunning landslide

President Marcos had actually called for this election as a means to put an end to the efforts by the opposition to oust him, but it backfired!  However, through illegal actions and total control of the media, Marcos, instead lied and declared himself as the winner.

The rigged election results were obvious to everyone, sending millions into the streets to protest and triggering an unexpected coup attempt by a dissatisfied faction of the military.

The saga of EDSA (Epifanio de los Santos Avenue) culminated…

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Was a Transfer of Funds from Cardinal Becciu’s Department Used to Bribe False Witnesses in The Trial of Cardinal George Pell?

October 6, 2020 National Catholic Register Edward Pentin

Pope Francis today received in private audience the Apostolic Nuncio to Australia amid allegations that hundreds of thousands of euros were sent from the Secretariat of state to the nunciature in Canberra around the time of Cardinal George Pell’s trial for sexual abuse.

Vatican sources have told the Register that the Pope summoned Filipino Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana to Rome in order to learn more about what happened to the funds. The Register asked the Vatican for confirmation of the reason for the visit but has so far received no response.

The news of the meeting follows Italian media reports last week that Vatican officials had compiled a dossier allegedly showing a bank transfer of 700,000 euros – approximately $1 million Australian – that Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s department had sent to an “Australian account” in 2017. Cardinal Becciu was Sostituto, or deputy Secretary of State, at the time.

Archbishop Yllana was appointed Nuncio to Australia in 2015, succeeding Archbishop Paul Gallagher, now the Vatican’s “foreign minister.” The Register has learned that Archbishop Yllana and Cardinal Becciu are friends. Born the same year (1948), they both entered the Holy See diplomatic service within months of each other in in 1984.

Pope Francis dismissed Cardinal Becciu last month as prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and removed his cardinalatial rights, but no official reason has been given.

The Sardinian prelate told reporters he had been accused of embezzlement and favoring his brothers – claims he called “all a misunderstanding.”

But since then allegations of the bank transfer to Australia have emerged pointing to the possibility that funds were used to bribe false witnesses in the 2018 trial of Cardinal Pell, according to an Oct. 3 article in La Repubblica.

In 2017, Cardinal Pell was Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy and was leading financial reform of the Vatican. He frequently clashed with Cardinal Becciu, who was accused of obstructing Cardinal Pell’s goal of increasing financial transparency at the Holy See.

Cardinal Pell returned to Australia in July 2017 to defend himself against sexual abuse charges. He was tried, convicted and jailed in 2019 before having all charges against him quashed by Australia’s High Court earlier this year.

The UK Times said the alleged plan was to “use the money to definitively derail Cardinal Pell’s transparency program, which threatened to expose Cardinal Becciu’s allegedly corrupt management of Vatican cash”

Cardinal becciu firmly rejected the reports over the weekend, stating: “I categorically deny interfering in any way in the trial of Cardinal Pell.”

Cardinal Becciu’s alleged involvement apart, an anonymous Vatican source with detailed knowledge of the matter confirmed to the Register that the wired funds were off the books and so there was no obligation to report them.

The funds were ostensibly sent to the Apostolic Nunciature for “works to be done” that involved “the restoration of a gate.”

If that was the case, the source added, the nunciature should have the documentation, including details of how much the restoration cost and to whom the job was awarded. The sources the Register spoke to hypothesize that instead of the funds being spent, in full or in part, on construction projects, they were paid to another entity that intended to bolster the sexual abuse case against Cardinal Pell and put an end to his efforts of financial reform at the Vatican, as has been reported in the Italian newspapers La Repubblica and Corriere della Sera.

More details are expected to emerge in a trial if one is held.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, told reporters in Milan on Oct. 3 that a “judicial investigation” into this and other allegations of financial corruption against Cardinal Becciu was “underway” and “will have its way.” He added: “I imagine that sooner or later the judges will make a decision on what to do, whether an indictment or dismissal.”

Cardinal Pell’s Australian lawyer, Robert Richter, called on Monday for a “proper investigation by all fiscal authorities to track the money coming to Australia.” He added: “These are serious allegations and they need to be investigated properly and independently. ” Only then will we know where it‘s gone.”

Speaking to reporters on Monday, Cardinal Pell, who flew back to Rome last week, said he was “very happy to be back,” adding with a smile, “We will see if in the next few days I will see the Pope.”

But on the Cardial Becciu case, he said several times, “I do not want to say anything” as he walked to Eucharistic adoration in the nearby church of Santo Spirito in Sassia.

The allegations of corruption against Cardinal Becciu, whether found to be true or false, have again drawn attention to the management of church finances and a widely recognized need to improve oversight of expenditure.

“The hierarchy needs to give an accounting for what it spends,” said Opus Dei Father Robert Gahl, founding vice chairman of the Program of Church Management at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. “Every pastor, whether a parish priest, bishop or cardinal, ought not to have church funds at his personal disposal. These funds are not his, they belong to the Church, and so must be countersigned – whether he is buying vestments or chartering private jets.”

Father Gahl, who is also a professor of ethics, said this is “how it’s done in the corporate world” and that “it’s simply good business practice.” In particular, he praised a recent iterview given by Jesuit Father Juan Antonio guerrero, Cardinal Pell’s successor as prefect of the secretariat for the Economy.

Father Guerrero said the “economy of the Holy See must be as transparent as a glass house” and that the faithful have the right to know how we use our resources.”

Father Guerrero “rightly pointed out the principle” of transparency, Father Gahl said, “just as we need to know how Peter’s Pence is used,” he added, the faithful need to know that their donations are not going to fund FALSE ACCUSATIONS AGAINST CARDINAL PELL BUT TO HELP THE POOR AND TO SUPPORT EVANGELIZATION “