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American Pilgrims is echoing official advice from numerous sources to postpone all international travel. We will continue to pass along news from the official and authoritative sources listed below. We recommend you stay up to date on the virus using official and reliable sources for information. Keep in mind there is a lot of misinformation, speculation…

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On December 30th, 2020 the world of Hispanic studies in general and the Camino community more specifically lost one of its most significant figures. David Gitlitz was an emeritus professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Rhode Island. David, a Harvard doctorate in 1968, discovered the Camino in 1974 when he accompanied American university…

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On Saturday May, 16th the Dutch Camino association (Genootschap van Sint Jacob) presented a carillon concert to support pilgrims of the world in coping with the disappointment of the Camino being closed. The carillonneur of the cathedral in Utrecht, Malgosia Fiebig, performed a concert of pilgrim songs from the Domtoren, dedicated to all pilgrims in the world. …

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It’s safe to say these past weeks have been among some of the most tumultuous and emotional that many of us have experienced in our lifetimes. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt by individuals and families, companies and communities across the United States and around the world. What has struck me during…

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Starting Monday, January 28, 2019, services at the Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela are suspended due to continuing renovations in the central nave. These renovations are expected to last 12 months. Follow this link to the Full List of temporary locations of the Cathedral’s various services. Read the Cathedral announcement in Español or read it…

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