Our Lady of Fatima to feature at East Timor Independence celebrations
Bishop Carlos Belo and Dr Ramos Horta have travelled to Fatima in Portugal to receive a pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima, which will be the focal point of East Timor's independence commemorations on 20 May.
The high point of the ceremonies marking the formal independence of East Timor will be an Independence Mass in Dili, featuring the pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima.
East Timor: Emerging Nation (Radio Australia)
26 Apr 2002