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British Pilgrimage: The Ritual that Disappeared…

All across the globe, pilgrimage is booming. Kumbh Mela in India is the largest gathering of humans on earth, with one hundred million pilgrims in 2013.  The Hajj in Mecca hosts three million pilgrims per year, and Santiago de Compostela in Spain welcomes two hundred and fifty thousand walking pilgrims.

Yet Canterbury cathedral, the heart of British pilgrimage, has this year hosted only fifty pilgrims.

Why is Britain so far behind the curve? Where have all the pilgrims gone?

there’s one…

Read on to find out…

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