MONTE GARGANO

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The Sanctuary of Monte Gargano is the oldest sanctuary in Western Europe to be dedicated to the Archangel Michael and has been an important place of pilgrimage since the Middle Ages.

SANTA MARIA DE GUADALUPE

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The Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe is a monastic building located in Guadalupe, in the province of Cáceres of the autonomous community of Extremadura in Spain.

OUR LADY OF MARIAPOCS TEARS

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The sanctuary of Máriapócs is a Byzantine rite Catholic church located in a small village of Hungary, bordering Russia.

OUR LADY OF LORETTO

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On September 1 and 2, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI travels to Loreto to live a feast of faith with the young people of the city.

MARIJA BISTRICA

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Croatia’s most famous pilgrimage site is Zagorje in Marija Bistrica.

MARIAZELL

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The Basilica of Mariazell is the most important place of pilgrimage in Austria.

LANCIANO

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The relics, consisting of a piece of flesh and five clots of dried blood, are exhibited in the church of St. Francis of Lanciano.

JASNA GORA

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4-5 million pilgrims visit Czestochowa every year.

FATIMA

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Fatima celebrated the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Virgin in 2017 and Pope Francis was the guest of honor.