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The Knights of Columbus brought about 200 active military and veterans to the International Military Pilgrimage
Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus in their new uniforms.
The Knights of Columbus sponsored wounded veterans and their caregivers.
Military personnel came from more than 40 countries to Lourdes.
Wounded warriors found inspiration walking the Stations of the Cross.
For many, chaplains are an integral part of healing the wounds of war.
Knights played an important role in the ceremonies during the pilgrimage.
Greater love has no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
The Grotto where the Blessed Mother appeared 160 years ago was a key focal point for the pilgrimage.
Swiss Guards from the Vatican led the way during the Marian procession.
Warriors from many nations, some of whom may have fought each other in the past, came together for Mass.
For many, Lourdes was a light in the darkness.
For many pilgrims, the Lourdes experience brought healing, though not necessarily physical.
The International Military Pilgrimage began in the wake of World War II...
15/16 a way for former combatants to pray together, for peace.
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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