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Photograph of alleged Apparition in Zeitoun, Egypt
Photograph claiming to show an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Egypt in 1968. It was supposedly witnessed by Christians, Muslims and President Abdul Nasser, as well as captured by newspaper photographers and Egyptian television.
The Marian apparitions are a series of events in which the Virgin Mary is purported to have supernaturally appeared. They are often given names based on the town in which they were reported, or on the soubriquet which was given to Mary on the occasion of the apparition. They have been interpreted both as psychological and religious phenomena.
The Marian apparitions include:
- Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome (352)
- Appearance to Richeldis of Walsingham (1061)
- Appearance to St. Dominic, giving him the Rosary (1214)
- Our Lady of Mount Carmel, instituting the scapular, Aylesford, England (1251)
- The Black Madonna - Czestochowa, Poland (1382)
- Our Lady of Guadalupe - Guadalupe, Mexico (1531)
- Our Lady of Good Success - Quito, Ecuador (1634)
- Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, to St. Catherine Labouré at Rue du Bac, Paris, France (1830)
- La Salette, France (1846)
- Lourdes, to Bernadette Soubirous, France (1858)
- Pontmain, France (1871)
- Knock, Ireland (1879)
- Fatima, Portugal (1917)
- Beauraing, Belgium (1933)
- Banneux, Belgium (1933)
- Zeitoun, Egypt
- Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico, to three six year olds, two girls and one boy (1955)
- Medjugorje, Herzegovina (1981)