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Interesting facts

- Fatima is originally an Arabic name, and it is used by Muslims to name daughters in honour of Prophet Muhammad's(P.B.U.H) daughter, who had that name [Fatima Zahra (s.a.)]. Many Scholars around the World said that She's the daughter of Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and no angel cannot be given that name.

- Fatima has become a more common name for Portuguese females.

- Mgr. Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pope Pius XII (and "Pope of Fatima" as he had also become known as) was being consecrated a Bishop in the Sistine Chapel by Pope Benedict XV on May 13, 1917, the day "the Lady of the Rosary" is said to have first appeared at Fatima, Portugal.

- Pope John Paul II believed he was preserved from assassination by Our Lady of Fatima. He visited Fatima three times after the attempted assassination on May 13, 1981 the feast day of Our Lady of Fatima, as celebrated by Roman Catholics. He offered to Our Lady of Fatima both the bullet that was removed from his body that was placed in the crown of the image in Fatima, and his first cardinal ring.

- Our Lady Fatima Parish is one of the divisions of mainland Macau, a former Portuguese colony, now part of a special administrative region of China.

- The Lady of Fatima story is a key reference in the Tom Robbins novel Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates (2000).

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