Parish in cen. Port.; site of famous Marian shrine est. because Mary (said to have called herself (Our Lady of the Rosary) allegedly appeared 6 times May 13October 13, 1917, to 3 shepherd children (Lucia dos Santos [b. 1907], and her cousins Francisco  and Jacinta ) in the natural depression Cova da Iria.
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