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Fatima: A visit from Jesus’ Mum

Article by Maureen Kasuku
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Posted: October 15, 2020  

Religious movies often border on superstitions and fail to hit the mark in convincing non-believers to join the party. But boy, the kids in Fatima did a number in Portugal 103 years ago.

It’s 1917. Outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist government officials and church leaders try to force the children to recant their story (which they refuse to do), word of the sighting spreads across the country, inspiring religious pilgrims to flock to the site in hopes of witnessing a miracle.

The kids go up against the state and sceptics and garner the support of millions across Europe.

Peter Debruge of Variety describes it as a “Dark look at Divine visitations

Have faith and buy some tickets on KenyaBuzz.

 

 

About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life

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