Two Million Costa Ricans Came to Cartago Yesterday to Honor Our Lady and Her Miraculous Statue

I was astonished reading this clip. Two million people — that’s half the population of Costa Rica — came to the Marian basilica in Cartago on August 2. I will have to do some more research on the miraculous statue affectionately dubbed La Negrita by her devotees. For now here is the account from Catholic News Service. Scroll down to the sixth entry.