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CNN profile of US national shrine

December 22, 2010

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington is the subject of a new profile by CNN’s senior photojournalist.

“Many people who traveled in Europe or traveled in other places are surprised when they come to our own country and see such a church of beauty and awe,” says Sister Miriam MacLean, the basilica’s director of visitor services


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  • Posted by: Minnesota Mary - Dec. 22, 2010 9:04 PM ET USA

    The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception truly is a beautiful and spiritual place. I toured it back in 1976, and I still remember it with vivid memories. It is a must see for anyone going to D.C.