Age-old miracle still attracts millions

Age-old miracle still attracts millionsWhile the number of practising Catholics in Portugal and elsewhere in Europe is in decline, the Sanctuary of Fátima remains one of the most visited Catholic places of pilgrimage in the world. Pilgrims poured last weekend, on Oct 13th for the 102nd anniversary of the “Miracle of the Sun”.  
According to Sanctuary statistics, the annual number of visitors to Fátima over the past ten years has fluctuated between 3 million and 6 million.  The centenary year, 2017, exceeded all expectations with 9.4 million pilgrims from 109 countries.

Journalist and author, Len port, tells us more

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