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Our Lady of Aparecida mass in Brazil

Faithful light candles during the feast of Our Lady of Aparecida at the Basilica of Aparecida in Aparecida, Brazil, Oct. 12, 2012. Accounts claim that a 15-inch-high terracotta statuette of Our Lady of Aparecida was caught in a net by three fishermen in 1717, and became Brazil's national patroness in 1930.