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The U.N. is about to get an unexpected visitor: Our Lady of Fatima

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 05/02/17

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One day before the May 13 celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, a statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be visiting the United Nations. May 12 will mark the second time this particular statue has been to the United Nations, the first being in 1952. Among the presenters at the May 12 United Nations event is Johnnette Benkovic, founder and president of EWTN’s Women of Grace. “As she [Our Lady] came to the world through her apparitions to the shepherd children, the 100th anniversary of which will be celebrated the following day, she ‘comes again’ to remind the people of the world that the message is the same – that peace and hope and solidarity are possible through Heaven’s plan,” Benkovic told CNA.

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