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25 Jul 2022
The head of the Catholic Church began a landmark, week-long tour to Canada to apologize to Indigenous survivors for the abuse at Church-run residential schools.
14 Apr 2021
Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, begins the year-round umrah pilgrimage for Muslims, following the authorities' announcement that only people immunised against Covid-19 will be allowed to attend. AERIAL
28 Feb 2020
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11 Apr 2019
Why we banned persons below 40 from pilgrimage - Nigeria's Hajj Commission
20 Aug 2018
The islamic pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj) is one of the five pillars of Islam and a religious duty for every able-bodied Muslim. The pilgrimage takes place once a year.
14 May 2018
Running deep through the Pyrenees, the Arles way forms one stretch of the Saint Jacques de Compostelle or Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage route from France to Galicia in Spain.
2 Sep 2017
Muslims on the annual haj pilgrimage symbolically stone the devil in one of the main rituals of the occasion.

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