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Over 13 million Jubilee pilgrims to Rome thus far

August 09, 2016

More than 13 million people have passed through the Holy Door at St. Peter's basilica during this Jubilee Year of Mercy.

The Vatican figures are based on official registrations. Many pilgrims pass through the Holy Door without having registered in advance. 

The Jubilee Year opened on December 8, 2015, and will end on November 20.


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