This Day in History:Children Report Visions of the Virgin Mary in Fátima, Portugal (1917)

This Day in History:
Children Report Visions of the Virgin Mary in Fátima, Portugal (1917)

In 1917, three children were herding sheep in Fátima when, according to their story, the Virgin Mary appeared to them. They claimed that she continued to appear to them on the 13th of every month, relaying messages and prophesies. Word of the visions spread, and at one point, the children were arrested. Then, on October 13, thousands reported seeing the sun spin in the sky near Fátima, which became a pilgrimage site. Two of the children died before the age of 12. What happened to the third? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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