july memories / 17


17th July, 1917 : Pilgrims are beginning to flock towards the small village of Fatima in Portugal where three shepherds’ children claim to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary. Even some of the sceptics, who thought it was all childish fantasy, are now having second thoughts after the latest message. Lucia, 10, Francesco, 9, and Jacintha, 7, surely could not have made up such solemn sentiments or used such big words on their own.

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