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Infos pratiques

A unique phone line

A telephone line has been opened in the Sanctuary for all information relating to the Jubilee of Mercy as it will be proposed in Lourdes:

(0033) (0)5 62 42 78 00

Jubilee Website

The Vatican is providing extensive information on the jubilee: the papal bull of Pope Francis  calling  for  the  Jubilee, a  jubilee prayer and hymn, a calendar of events that will mark the year for pilgrims travelling to Rome.

In Rome the Holy Door will be opened by the Pope to symbolically mark the beginning of the Holy Year. Each of the major basilicas in Rome has a Holy Door which is closed and walled-up outside this period.

Passing through the Holy Door symbolizes the transition from sin to grace. It is the sign that marks the separation between condemnation on one side, and mercy on the other.