Fatima. Third Secret. About. Ratzinger
Interview with Joseph Ratzinger. August 1984
Because, according to the judgment of the Popes, it adds nothing to what a Christian must already know from revelation: a radical call to conversion, the absolute gravity of history, dangers threatening the faith and life of the Christian, and therefore the world. And also the importance of the «last times»… But the things contained in this third Secret correspond to what is announced in Scripture…
Connection of the Message of Fatima with the imminent end of history
The correct evaluation of messages such as those of Fatima can represent one form of our answer: the Church hearkening to the message of Christ, delivered through Mary to our time, feels the threat to all and to each individual, and responds with a decisive conversion and penance.