On June 13 1917, accompanied by about 50 people, the children were reciting the rosary, when there was again the lightning, and immediately after the Lady on the holmoak appeared like in May. "What do you want from me?" asked Lucy. "I wish you to come here the 13th of next month; that you say the Rosary every day, and that you learn to read.
Archbishop Augustin Misago of Gikongoro, Rwanda, has released a statement indicating his "definitive judgment" that the reported apparitions in Kibeho are authentic. The Vatican made the archbishop's statement public on June 29, 2001.
In November 1981, and 1989 the apparitions began in Kibeho, Rwanda. Their names are,
Alphonsine Mumureke, born in 1965.
Marie-Claire Mukangang, born in 1961.
Stephanie Mukamurenzi, born in 1968.
Agnes Kamagaju, born 1960.
Emanuel Segatashya, born 1967.
Vestine Salima, born 1960.
On September 13th the children and about 30.000 persons accompanied them to the Cova da Iria and they there recited the Rosary, soon after appeared the Lady on the holmoak.
Update: April, 2007, Sister Agnes Sasagawa and Father Yasuda are still alive and well. Father Yasuda though frail will celebrate his 91st birthday in May, 2007. The statue of Our Lady that cried 101 times has not cried again since. Medjugorje USA has exclusive and rare photos of the statue and the Akita chapel and grounds around the convent. In the coming months these photos will be added to a link at the bottom of this page.
In Akita, Japan on June 12, 1973, Sister Agnes Sasagawa while in prayer witnessed rays of light proceeding from the tabernacle. The miraculous happenings to follow were such that on April 22, 1984, after an 11-year investigation, bishop John Shojiro declared the events to be of supernatural origin, with Holy See approval.