Pope Francis blesses the water and pilgrims at the famous pilgrimage site of Lac Ste. Anne in Canada

Pope Francis speaks in the Shrine of Ste. Anne on July 26, 2022. Vatican Media Commenting on the lake’s reputation for its healing waters, the pope called on Christ’s healing…

Spain’s Rocío pilgrimage party returns after COVID hiatus

El ROCÍO, Spain (AP) — After a two-year hiatus forced by the pandemic, tens of thousands of pilgrims — many of them outfitted in tiered flamenco dresses, crisp riding suits…