Hill of Crosses

October 2010

Lithuania`s pilgrims

In the West the crucifix is in a terrible fix. The recent testimonies about paedophilia and accusations of the complicity of the Catholic establishment in many countries is rightly dragging perpetrators out of the sanctuary of their faith. Yet on a hill in Lithuania the fervour remains unabated, with thousands of crosses creating a place of modern pilgrimage for Catholics across the world.
The Hill of Crosses, photo © Michelle Rogers Pritzl
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