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Photo of the Day: Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us!

July 9, 2013
PILGRIMS PARTICIPATE IN CANDLELIGHT PROCESSION NEAR OUR LADY OF FATIMA SHRINE IN BRAZIL
Pilgrims participate in candlelight procession in the streets around Our Lady of Fatima shrine in Belem, Brazil. Brazilians have been honoring Mary with this annual procession since 1966. Mary appeared to three shepherd children, Lucia dos Santos and her cousins, Francisco and Jacinta Marto, in 1917 in central Portugal.
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CNS photo/Paulo Santos, Reuters

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