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Catherine of Siena – a very odd medieval saint

I was in Italy in August and September this year and visited many medieval sites – in the next few blog posts, I’ll give you some highlights In late August, I went to Siena – a gorgeous medieval city in…

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Santiago de Compostela – burial place of Saint James the Apostle

Saint James the Apostle is claimed to be buried in the Spanish town of Santiago de Compostela. A huge basilica has been built over the site of his remains. And behind the high altar, pilgrims climb a narrow staircase to…

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