Theotokos Apparition Quick-Links

Theotokos Apparition Quick-Links

1978 Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith document on apparition discernment

Approved Apparitions

Rue du Bac, Paris, France

La Salette, France

Lourdes, France

Pontmain, France

Knock, Ireland

Fatima, Portugal

Beauraing, Belgium

Banneux, Belgium

“Semi-Approved” Apparitions

Tre Fontane – April 1947

L’Ile Bouchard – December 1947

Controverted/Unapproved Visions/Visionaries, etc.

Please note that some of these, including Amsterdam and Akita, have received forms of local episcopal approval – this is not necessarily the same as approval by the whole Church though. 




Patricia de Menezes/Divine Innocence

False visions which followed Lourdes

False visions which followed Knock

False visions which followed Beauraing

Link to various alleged seers, visionaries, individuals, movements etc.