Fr. Nicholas Gruner was born May 4, 1942 and he passed away on April 29, 2015. He was ordained to the Holy Priesthood in Avellino, Italy on August 22, 1976 and, in 1978, he launched The Fatima Crusader, a magazine dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima. Over the next 37 years, he and his apostolate, The Fatima Center, promoted the complete Fatima message worldwide through books and other literature, conferences, Rosary rallies, television programs, websites, and the distribution of millions of Rosaries and Scapulars. He worked--to his last breath--to convince the V-II popes to release the entire Third Secret of Fatima and to Consecrate Russia to The Immaculate Heart of Mary together with all the Bishops of the World. But he was ignored.
Fr. Gruner was an acquaintance of Fr. Gabriel Amorth, a Famous Exorcist who resides in Rome. One of Fr. Gruner’s final letters was regarding a dialogue between himself and Fr. Amorth; it was written on Thursday, March 12, 2015, which was the feast day of St. Gregory the Great. The letter follows: