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The Royal Collegiate Church of the Holy Sepulcher will become a basilica

Omnes-December 2, 2020-Reading time: < 1 minutes

The temple, mother house of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre in Spain, is located in the diocese of Tarazona and has the peculiarity of being the first foundation of this Order in the world outside Jerusalem.

The Royal Collegiate Church of the Holy Sepulcher will be given the title of Basilica once the authorization of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments of the Holy See has been obtained, which communicated it a few days ago to the bishop of TarazonaEusebio Hernández Sola.

The Cabildo del Holy Sepulcher Eusebio Hernández Sola, Bishop of Tarazona, the request for the title of basilica for the Collegiate Church given its historical (it is the mother house of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre in Spain, and the first foundation in the world outside Jerusalem) and artistic character (it is a unique building for its iconographic route exclusively dedicated to the Passion, Death and Resurrection), as well as being a center of pilgrimage for the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

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