Latest Pilgrimage Stories

2011-03-02 06:44:00

MODIIN, Israel, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Identity Travel Israel, an Educational cross-cultural tour operator today announced the launching of its new Christian Travel website at http://www.Christian-Tour.com. The new website includes a variety of educational travel itineraries for all Christian denominations. The new Christian tours as well as the Christian Travel website were developed for the benefit of Identity Travel's growing Christian customer base as part of its mission...

2008-07-30 18:00:29

By Matt Russell, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 29--LA CROSSE -- The pope, a Catholic spokesman here insists, is not coming to town this week. That the rumor would even exist in the area hints at the significance, however, of the opening Thursday of a copper-domed church at the 103-acre Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a recently established Catholic pilgrimage site that boasts 50,000 visitors a year from southeastern Minnesota and around the Upper Midwest. That's 50,000...

2008-06-17 15:00:20

MyCatholicVoice (www.mycatholicvoice.com), the first Catholic online resource combining social networking with digital multimedia content, today announced the launch of its Virtual Pilgrimage for World Youth Day 2008 (Sydney, Australia, July 15-20, 2008). Partnering with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Embassy of Australia, MyCathoicVoice is hosting the Virtual Pilgrimage to provide Catholic youth around the world a means to virtually experience the vitality of World...

2006-01-12 07:35:18

RIYADH (Reuters) - Some Muslim pilgrims were killed in crowding during the stoning ritual in the haj pilgrimage on Thursday in Saudi Arabia, Al Arabiya television said. The Saudi-owned channel did not say how many had been killed. The haj pilgrimage has in the past been marred by deadly stampedes.

2006-01-05 08:16:43

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - At least four people died when a four-story building collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Thursday as huge crowds gathered for the annual haj pilgrimage. The United Arab Emirates state news agency WAM said four of its citizens had been killed as they passed in front of the building. Saudi civil defense officials said an unknown number of people were injured and were now in hospital. Some Mecca residents said about 30 people were staying in...

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