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Pope Francis arrives in Portugal to canonise children at Fátima shrine

Pontiff hopes message of young shepherds who saw Virgin Mary apparition 100 years ago still resonates with Catholics

Pope Francis has arrived in the Portuguese town of Fátima to honour two children whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago marked one of the most important events of the 20th-century Catholic church.

Fatim 1aTens of thousands of devotees lined the pontiff’s route and tossed petals as his motorcade drove…

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