Brasilia, Brazil (Monday, 12/14/2015, Gaudium Press) The official celebration for the opening of the Holy Door took place on Tuesday, December 8, in Rome. On that occasion Pope Francis presided over the ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica, which marked the beginning of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.
In Brazil, as in all around the world, this solemn event took place in various dioceses and archdioceses on Sunday, December 13.
In order to have a more clear view of the places where the Holy Doors have been opened, Google Maps has indicated on a map of Brazil all the cities where the Holy Doors are located and where people can find more information on this issue.
As well on the official website of Jubilee Year of Mercy more maps and useful information can be found. (LMI)
From the Editor’s Desk at Gaudium Press, with information from Zenit