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by Mary Farrow Fatima, Portugal, May 13, 2021 / 07:01 am America/Denver (CNA). It’s the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church. One hundred years ago, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in a field in Fatima, Portugal. She brought with

CNA Staff, May 13, 2021 / 04:30 am America/Denver (CNA). A cardinal celebrating Mass at Portugal’s Fatima shrine on Thursday said that the world needs a “spiritual restart” as well as economic reconstruction after the pandemic. Preaching on the May 13 feast of Our Lady of Fatima, Cardinal José Tolentino

May 13 is the anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady to three shepherd children in the small village of Fatima in Portugal in 1917. She appeared six times to Lucia, 9, and her cousins Francisco, 8, and his sister Jacinta, 6, between May 13, 1917 and October 13, 1917.