The power of Fatima and Catholic mysticism

One hundred years after three Portuguese children reported seeing an apparition while they tended a flock of sheep, the story of Our Lady of Fatima endures

The power of Fatima and Catholic mysticismOne afternoon when I was eight, we were marched off to see The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima. Several hundred schoolboys walking two abreast surely interfered the flow of local pedestrian traffic but we weren’t bothered. Getting the afternoon off school was the main thing, even if the movie we were going to see…

Walking the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain

For over a thousand years, the faithful have taken the pilgrimage to Santiago passing through northern Spain

Walking the Camino de Santiago in northern SpainSANTIAGO, Spain Nov. 6, 2016/ Troy Media/ - For over a thousand years, the faithful have taken the pilgrimage to Santiago passing through northern Spain. It's called the Way of St. James or El Camino de Santiago de Compostela. It's actually not just one route, however. It is a large network of ancient pilgrimage routes…

Believe it! Religious tourism is booming

From pilgrimages to theme parks, there’s something for everyone

Believe it! Religious tourism is booming[slideshow_deploy id='73804']Hover over image to read caption Download this travel article on religious tourism for your publication or website. FREE to subscribers. Join Us OTTAWA, ON Oct 15, 2015/ Troy Media/ - In 2013, more than 215,000 pilgrims reached the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain after walking the Way of St. James.…