“So it’s really about transformation and conversion.”
There are seven official Holy Doors in the world, four located in Rome, two in Europe and one in Canada.
Holy Doors, or porta santa, are closed shut from the inside and opened only for a Jubilee Year, during which pilgrims are invited to walk through and attain a plenary indulgence attached to the jubilee.
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