holy year


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holy year:

see jubileejubilee
, in the Bible, a year when alienated property and land were restored, slaves were manumitted, debts were forgiven, and a general sabbatical year was observed in agriculture.
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The provision I had made in this regard, limited to the duration of the Extraordinary Holy Year, is hereby extended …," he said.
No date was set for the canonisation, but Italian media have speculated that the ceremony will take place in the first week of September - coinciding with the anniversary of her death, and taking place during Francis' Holy Year of Mercy.
Francis said taking in migrant families was a "concrete gesture" to prepare for the extraordinary Holy Year on the theme of mercy which is due to begin on Dec.
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Precisely, since the Xacobeo of 1993, which had 99,436 pilgrims, the holy year of Saint James has become an event of growing interest for thousands of people.
But it happened back in the 1970s, says Father Gregory when the late Paul VI was arranging the 1975 Holy Year.
It traditionally goes on show every 25 years, but the last display was arranged after only two years in 2000 for the new millennium - a holy year for the Catholic Church.
Traditionally, the public gets a view of the shroud every 25 years, but the last showing was arranged after only two years in 2000 for the new millennium - a holy year for the Roman Catholic church.
Baronio and Antoniano were at the heart of Clement's numerous Holy Year projects in the Navi Piccole and Nave Clementina.
NEW YORK: In John Guare's Chaucer in Rome, the Eternal City is overflowing with Holy Year pilgrims.