I was surprised to find that several of the people I talked to on the Walsingham pilgrimage were converts. In a group of 70, one would expect there to be a few, but they seemed to be surprisingly numerous. Some were very recent converts.
In answer to a question, one lady said to me: "I don't know, I have only been a Catholic since last Wednesday."
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