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The Archdiocese of Braga suggested a period of discernment of around six months

Locals say the practice has been passed down for centuries, but no one is sure what it symbolises

At least 13 people have died after a tree fell on crowds gathered outside a church

The film’s producers made the announcement at Cannes Film Festival

Francisco and Jacinta Marto are the youngest non-martyrs to be declared saints

Pope Francis will canonise brother and sister Francisco and Jacinta Marto

During the visit, the pope was to preside over the canonization ceremony of two of the young seers, Blessed Francisco and Blessed Jacinta Marto

The club plays its last game of the season the day after the papal visit and could win promotion to the second division

The Pope will make the pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima when he visits Portugal on May 12-13.

More than 15,000 pages of testimony have been gathered to support the proposed beatification of Sister Lucia