December 13, 2005 - Publication of the Decree of Bishop of Trier, Dr. Reinhard Marx:
"It cannot be confirmed that the events of Marpingen during the years 1876 and 1999 were of supernatural character. There are serious reasons which do not allow us to recognize the events as supernatural."
Trier December 12, 2005
Dr. Reinhard Marx
Bishop of Trier
Chancellor of the Trier Diocese