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Sacred natural sites and popular religion in Spain

31 January 2019
The Basilica of the Virgin of Covadonga in the municipality of Cangas de Onis in Asturias, northern Spain is a significant Marian shrine and situated at the Picos de Europa mountains.

by Jaime Tatay Nieto SJ Given the growing interest in customary institutions and types of protection that differ from those promoted via legal mechanisms, the significant number of Christian sacred sites and pilgrimage routes placed within or near protected areas, and the deep popular piety associated with Mary, a recent study focused on the religious...
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