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The Knights of Columbus brought about 200 active military and veterans to the International Military Pilgrimage
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Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus in their new uniforms.
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The Knights of Columbus sponsored wounded veterans and their caregivers.
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Military personnel came from more than 40 countries to Lourdes.
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Wounded warriors found inspiration walking the Stations of the Cross.
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For many, chaplains are an integral part of healing the wounds of war.
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Knights played an important role in the ceremonies during the pilgrimage.
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Greater love has no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
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The Grotto where the Blessed Mother appeared 160 years ago was a key focal point for the pilgrimage.
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Swiss Guards from the Vatican led the way during the Marian procession.
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Warriors from many nations, some of whom may have fought each other in the past, came together for Mass.
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For many, Lourdes was a light in the darkness.
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For many pilgrims, the Lourdes experience brought healing, though not necessarily physical.
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The International Military Pilgrimage began in the wake of World War II...
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...as a way for former combatants to pray together, for peace.
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Medal of Honor awardee Capt. Gary M. Rose chats with Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services USA.
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