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How Did a Giant Statue of Our Lady of Fatima Get Deep in the Ocean? Here’s the Clever Answer

Very fascinating! In the video below, you see something rather extraordinary: a giant-sized statue of what appears to be Our Lady of Fatima being explored by scuba divers deep under the ocean.

That poses the questions; how did it get there? And why?

It’s a pretty clever reason. The Filipino province Bohol had a problem: fishers were utilizing dynamite in the water to assist them in fishing. At the same time, they were also destroying the reef. Since the Philippines is a very Catholic country, the government placed this oversized statue of Our Lady in that area underwater, hoping that fishermen wouldn’t explode dynamite there, knowing they could accidentally damage the statue.

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And it worked! The anglers follow the rules now.

Further, the statue has since become a sightseer destination for scuba divers seeking to pay their respects or enjoy the unique sight of an enormous figure underwater.

“[Divers] can pray underwater to have a moment of deeper reflection than those normally experienced, and be thankful [to God] for safely guiding [them] through all their diving adventures,” reads a statement from a local government office.

Here’s the video of the Giant Statue of Our Lady of Fatima Get Deep in the Ocean:

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