May 13, 2017 16:47 IST

Pope Francis visits Portugal's Shrine of Fatima

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Pope Francis leads the blessing of the candles ceremony from the Chapel of the Apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal. Credit: Reuters
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Pope Francis leads the blessing of the candles ceremony from the Chapel of the Apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal May 12, 2017. Pope Francis will make two Portuguese shepherd children saints this week, crowning a belief that started with reported visions of the Madonna 100 years ago which have turned the Shrine of Fatima into one of the most famous in Christianity. Credit: Reuters
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Faithful wait for Pope Francis to lead the blessing of the candles from the Chapel of the Apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal. Credit: Reuters
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Pope Francis greets a child after visiting the chapel of Monte Real military airbase in Portugal May 12, 2017. Pope Francis will make two Portuguese shepherd children saints this week, crowning a belief that started with reported visions of the Madonna 100 years ago which have turned the Shrine of Fatima into one of the most famous in Christianity. Credit: Reuters
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Pope Francis waves as he arrives at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal. Credit: Reuters