Pope Francis in Fatima: a vigil for peace and conversion

Posted May 12, 2017 7:05 pm by Editor

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis led hundreds of thousands of pilgrim faithful in the recitation of the Holy Rosary on Friday evening in Fatima, Portugal, where the Holy Father is on pilgrimage to mark the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin to three shepherd children there.

After the Rosary, the Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, celebrated Mass for the faithful.

Our own Chris Altieri is in Fatima with Pope Francis, and sent us this report.


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