Costa Rica archbishop uses annual Catholic pilgrimage to promote church’s anti-gay, anti-IVF agenda
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Costa Rica archbishop uses annual Catholic pilgrimage to promote church’s anti-gay, anti-IVF agenda

AFP - August 2, 2015

In a reminder that Costa Rica’s Catholic Church is still woefully stuck in the past, one of its highest leaders on Sunday used the annual pilgrimage to…

PHOTO REPORT – Faces of the faithful: A journey along Costa Rica’s romería
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PHOTO REPORT – Faces of the faithful: A journey along Costa Rica’s romería

Michael Krumholtz - August 2, 2015

CARTAGO – A 60-year-old man from San Pedro again walks the road towards the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago. His white hair partially hidden under a…

Catholic faithful begin annual pilgrimage to Costa Rica’s Basilica de Los Ángeles
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Catholic faithful begin annual pilgrimage to Costa Rica’s Basilica de Los Ángeles

Amanda Zúñiga - July 31, 2015

This weekend, pilgrims from across Costa Rica will begin walking – if they haven't already – to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles for an annual pilgrimage of…

Traditional pilgrimage, Artisans’ Fair and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Traditional pilgrimage, Artisans’ Fair and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - July 31, 2015

Romería Pilgrims from all over Costa Rica and Central America converge on the city of Cartago to pay their respects to “La Negrita,” the Virgin of Los…

19 photos from Costa Rica’s annual romería
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Arts and Culture
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19 photos from Costa Rica’s annual romería

Lindsay Fendt - August 2, 2014

Every year, an estimated 2 million people from across Central America leave their homes and begin walking to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago, east…

Arcadio’s World
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - August 1, 2014

Modern dance, ancient pilgrimage and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Modern dance, ancient pilgrimage and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - August 1, 2014

National Contemporary Dance Festival One of the most anticipated arts events of the year, the National Contemporary Dance Festival showcases some of the most exciting companies now…

La Negrita, please fix my peacock
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Arts and Culture
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La Negrita, please fix my peacock

Lindsay Fendt - July 31, 2014

On Friday and Saturday, thousands of Catholics will converge on the Basilica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago for Costa Rica's annual pilgrimage, the romería. Many pilgrims…

President Solís to sit out annual Costa Rican religious pilgrimage to Cartago
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Arts and Culture
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President Solís to sit out annual Costa Rican religious pilgrimage to Cartago

Zach Dyer - July 29, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís said that he would not participate in the annual pilgrimage to Cartago’s Basilica of the Angels, known as the romería, this weekend. Solís…

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‘La Negrita’ receives the faithful in Cartago

Zach Dyer - August 2, 2013

CARTAGO – Victor Solís and his daughter Maria Daniela sit on small flight of stairs across from the municipal park in the city of Tres Ríos, changing…