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Over 5 million Jubilee pilgrims to Rome thus far

April 25, 2016

The number of pilgrims visiting Rome during the Jubilee Year of Mercy has passed 5 million, the Vatican has announced.

After lagging below initial expectations-- probably because of fear of terrorist violence in Europe-- the number of visitors to Rome has increased in recent weeks. Late last week, the number of official registrations in the Jubilee logs passed 5 million.

 
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