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What do Catholics believe about life?

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


Why do Christians go on Pilgrimages?

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


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.