One of the most commonly repeated criticisms of the Catholic Church, by both Christians and non-Christians alike, is the amount of time and money the Church puts into its basilicas, such as St. 357 more words
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During our weekend trip to Barcelona in June, I went on a daytrip by myself to Montserrat.
Enjoying my solo trip to Montserrat:
I had heard great things about Montserrat, a beautiful mountain in Catalunya, an hour outside of Barcelona, where you could visit the basilica near the top of the mountain and have splendid views of all of Catalunya. 211 more words
Today we are in León, which is a little over halfway to Santiago. We visited the cathedral with amazing stained-glass windows, but personally I liked the quiet, non-touristy basilica better, where the Blessed Sacrament was in exposition. 116 more words