2 million pilgrims expected in Spanish town for jubilee year
December 02, 2016
More than two million pilgrims are expected to travel to Caravaca de la Cruz, Spain, in 2017 for a jubilee year.
Cardinal Agostino Vallini, the Pope’s vicar for Rome, will open the holy door at the town’s basilica on January 8.
St. John Paul provided for the celebration of a jubilee in the southeastern Spanish town, the site of a relic of the true cross, every seven years beginning in 2003. The jubilee’s organizers are encouraging visitors to make a 70-mile walking pilgrimage from Orihuela to Caravaca de la Cruz on the Camino de Levante pilgrimage trail.
- Nel 2017 a Caravaca de la Cruz. Un altro giubileo (L’Osservatore Romano, p. 7)
- Promocionan en Intur (Valladolid) el Año Jubilar (ABC)
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