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Church of La Vera Cruz (Segovia)
It is said that the Church of Vera Cruz was built in 1208 by Templar knights in order to keep a fragment of the Holy Cross. A more likely hypothesis is that it was built by the Order of the Holy Sepuchre from the nearby town of Toro. Today, it’s not an active parish but rather a revered shrine that benefits from the patronage of many orders such as the Order of Malta and the Order of St. John, formally known as the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.
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