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This week in Christian history: Fatima vision, first Chinese Protestant baptized

A 19th century depiction of the Martyrs of Gorkum, a group of Catholic priests who were executed by Protestants in the Dutch town of Gorkum in 1572. | Public Domain

Throughout the extensive history of the Church, there have been numerous events of lasting significance.

Each week brings anniversaries of impressive milestones, unforgettable tragedies, amazing triumphs, memorable births and notable deaths.

Some of the events drawn from over 2,000 years of history might be familiar, while others might be previously unknown to many people.

The following pages highlight anniversaries of memorable events that occurred this week in Christian history. They include the baptism of the Chinese Protestant believer, a massacre of Catholic priests in the Netherlands, and the third and final Fatima vision.

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