A statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried during a candle light vigil at the Fatima Sanctuary, in Fatima, Portugal. Every year on May 12 and 13 thousands of Catholic pilgrims arrive to Fatima Sanctuary to attend Masses and pray in honor of the Virgin Mary, where it is believed she was witnessed by three shepherd children in 1917.
Protesters shout slogans during a march around the Diet building in Tokyo. They gathered around Parliament protesting against the Japanese government`s plan to reform constitution to enable an expanded role for the military. The placards read: `Exercise of the right of collective self-defense equals a war.`