September 1931 – Japan invaded Manchuria in China, the event which many historians now consider as the first in the chain of events which led to the Second World War.
1931 – Our Lord said to Sister Lucy: “They did not wish to heed My request! … Like the King of France they will repent of it, and they will do it, but it will be late. Russia will have already spread its errors throughout the world, provoking wars and persecutions against the Church”.
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1929 – by interesting coincidence that year was named in Soviet historiography “a year of Great Break”, because in 1929 the Soviet government finally renounced the previous (less radical and more liberal) economic policy and accelerated collectivization of agriculture directed against the Russian peasantry. The reaction to this policy was the wave of peasants’ revolts in many regions of the USSR during 1929–1931.
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August 19, 1927 – Soviet press (official Izvestia newspaper) made public a Declaration of Sergius Stragorodsky, Acting Patriarchal Locum Tenens of the Orthodox church in Russia, about the “unconditional loyalty of the Orthodox Church to the Soviet state”. Although this important document was signed before, it was made public exactly on the “Fatima day” of August 19. Unfortunately, this event is not widely known outside Russia, including in religious circles, although it is directly linked with religion. This document laid the foundation of such phenomenon (which the Orthodox opposing him called heresy) as Сергианство (Sergianism).
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June 13, 1918 – near the Russian city of Perm, Bolsheviks murdered the first member of the Russian Imperial family, who was none other than the Grand Duke Michael, in whose favor Emperor Nicholas II abdicated the throne in the spring of 1917. Though Michael did not accept the throne, he was, according to some historians and jurists, factually the last possessor of the Russian throne. Thus the Romanov dynasty began with Michael and ended with Michael. In some sense, we can consider this as a symbolic end of the Old Russia. The Grand Duke’s remains are still not found.
The name of my lecture is: “The Fatima Epoch: Has it finished?” By “Fatima Epoch” I mean time, in which the Fatima Message and Fatima requests are still relevant and the events which have strong links to Fatima or remind us about Fatima.
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There is a very special place in the Immaculate Heart of Mary for this country we call Russia. Imagine it, with her own Immaculate lips she mentioned this country by name in Her apparitions in Fatima and even in later apparitions to Sr. Lucy. Continue reading “The importance of the Fatima Centre’s historic Moscow Conference”