Under Heavy Security, Catholic Pilgrims Visit Lourdes Shrine

Watched over by French soldiers and police, Catholic pilgrims from around the world prayed together for healing and peace Monday at a grotto shrine in Lourdes where exceptional security greeted the spiritual travelers due to recent extremist attacks.

CHR Comments: The Feast of the Assumption of Mary was observed without incident. The article includes a brief account of the visions and miracles associated with Lourdes.

Source: Under heavy security, Catholic pilgrims visit Lourdes shrine – The Washington Post