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Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida

The “image” – an 18th-century 40cm-tall clay statuette of a dark-skinned Mary – is the most sacred object in Brazil, revered by Catholics across Latin America

The Image, Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida

Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida

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