Plenary indulgence granted to post-pandemic pilgrims in Italy

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Pope Francis prays inside the Sanctuary of the Holy House on the feast of the Annunciation in Loreto, Italy, March 25, 2019. A new tourism initiative by the Italian bishops' conference seeks to attract pilgrims to the country's many shrines after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)