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1

What do Catholics believe about life?

They believe life is like a pilgrimage (journey) towards heaven, so we will meet God when we die.

2

Why do Christians go on Pilgrimages?

To renew their commitment to God
Meet other catholics
Be physically healed

3

What are the important Catholic pilgrimage sites?

Jerusalem - the city where Jesus died
Rome - The centre of Catholic faith, where the Pope lives
Lourdes - A town in France where a young girl called Bernadette saw visions of Mary
Walsingham - A village in Norfolk which contains the Catholic national shrine for England.