The Vatican Prophecies: Investigating Supernatural Signs, Apparitions, and Miracles in the Modern Age

The Vatican Prophecies: Investigating Supernatural Signs, Apparitions, and Miracles in the Modern Age


“The procedure during which those supernatural occasions are authenticated is expertly informed via John Thavis, one of many world’s major Vaticanologists. actually, e-book on so secretive and complicated a subject is so deeply researched, superbly written, and artfully informed is whatever of a small miracle itself.”—James Martin, S.J., writer of Jesus: A Pilgrimage

From the New York Times bestselling writer of The Vatican Diaries, a desirable behind-the-scenes examine how the Vatican investigates claims of astounding events

Apocalyptic prophecies and fabulous apparitions are headline-grabbing occasions that regularly positioned the Catholic Church’s idea of “rational religion” at odds with the eagerness of its extra zealous fans. to a few, those claims teeter at the fringe of absurdity. Others see them as proof of a personal reference to God. For the Vatican, the problem is far extra nuanced as each one intended fantastic occasion may have severe theological and political results. In reaction, the Vatican has built a hugely secretive and complicated evaluate method to pass judgement on the authenticity of supernatural phenomena.
 
Former journalist John Thavis makes use of his thirty years’ event protecting the Vatican to make clear this little-known technique, revealing deep inner debates at the energy of spiritual relics, deepest revelations, exorcisms, and extra. Enlightening and available to Catholics and non-Catholics alike, the ebook illustrates the Church’s fight to stability the strain among conventional ideals and modern skepticism. 

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