Sydney Morning Herald: Church cancels world’s largest Catholic pilgrimage over pandemic

Sydney Morning Herald: Church cancels world’s largest Catholic pilgrimage over pandemic. ” Mexico’s Roman Catholic Church announced the cancellation on Monday of what’s considered the world’s largest Catholic pilgrimage, for the Virgin of Guadalupe, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mexico’s Episcopal Conference said in a statement that the basilica will be closed from December 10-13. The Virgin is celebrated on December 12 and for weeks in advance, pilgrims travel from across Mexico to gather by the millions in Mexico City.”

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