Pope Announces Canonization of Fatima Shepherd Children

Pope Francis declared this week that the two young shepherd children from Fatima, Francisco and Jacinta Marto, will be canonized during his upcoming pastoral visit to the Portuguese town on May 13th.

During an ordinary public consistory in the Vatican, the Pope announced the canonization of a total of 35 people, the majority of them 16th and 17th century Latin American martyrs. Read more in this Vatican Radio article.