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Portugal blessed with two new Saints

PopeinCrowdPope Francis has makes saints of two Portuguese shepherd children on Saturday by announcing to the crowd of around 500,000 gathered at Fátima, “We declare the blissful Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto saints.”

One hundred years ago, three children said they saw the Virgin Mary while tending their sheep. The Church sets the first vision as being on 13 May, 1917.


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