This part of
Theotokos Books is concerned with Catholic
by Donal Anthony Foley
Articles on Marian Apparitions which appeared
in The Wanderer or The Catholic Times
article was printed in the Wanderer on 10/27/2011,
If Church Judgment ... Goes
Against Medjugorje, How Will Followers React? by
Donal Anthony Foley
This year saw the 30th
anniversary of the beginning of the alleged visions
at Medjugorje. Great numbers of pilgrims have
visited the “shrine” in Bosnia-Herzegovina during
this period, and the alleged visions and visionaries
have a worldwide following. But is Medjugorje a case
of genuine Marian apparitions? What if this isn’t
the case, and it turns out to be a huge religious
"Non Angli, sed angeli!"
The Pope’s visit to Britain by Donal Anthony Foley
"The visit of Pope
Benedict XVI to Britain, from 16 to19 September, is
a very special moment, and one which may have wider
repercussions for the rest of world including the
United States, as we will see."
The Passion: Eyewitness Evidence
& the Gospels, by Donal Anthony Foley
generated by the Mel Gibson film, 'The Passion,'
which details the last hours and death of Christ,
has focused particularly on his use of the writings
of Catherine Emmerich, the visionary and stigmatic
who died in the early nineteenth century and whose
Cause is proceeding once more. The aim of this
article, though, is to focus rather on those details
of the Passion which we find set down in the
Gospels, and which have always been traditionally
seen as the result of eyewitness evidence."
The Miracle of the Rain by
Donal Anthony Foley
An article on a rainy
evening at the Sanctuary of Fatima, which, despite
appearances, was quite revealing of genuine Catholic
Fatima and the First Saturdays
Devotion, By Donal Anthony Foley
article appeared in the December 2002 issue of the Homiletic and Pastoral
Review - it highlights some neglected aspects of
the Fatima message, which are crucial if we are to
have real peace in the world.
Some Lessons from History by Donal Anthony
Foley. This article appeared in the June 2001 issue of
the Homiletic and Pastoral
Review - this article sets out to show
that we can learn some important lessons from history
regarding the authenticity of Marian apparitions, and
that when this is done, the modern rash of alleged
apparitions looks distinctly questionable.
Articles by other authors ...