News & Events

10th January: Zoom Social

We are delighted to be able to invite you to our latest Zoom social event. This time we will be joined by the Confraternity’s newest trustee, Paulo Seth. Paulo is an experienced cycling pilgrim and blogger. You can visit his blog here: www.eyecycled.com. At the beginning of the social Paulo will share some of his stories…

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New Planning Resources Booklet

The mission of the Confraternity of Pilgrims to Rome is to inform, advise and support those wishing to undertake the journey from Canterbury to Rome, or any part of it, on foot or by bicycle. All the information contained in this resource booklet comes from our web pages, and is freely available. We have now…

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Alison Raju – Pilgrim Guide, Obituary

Alison Raju, who died on Monday 2nd November aged eighty-one, guided and inspired a generation of pilgrim walkers. She wrote more than half a dozen guidebooks on the ways to Santiago and Rome, and on St Olav’s Way from Oslo to Trondheim. Her earthy comments and well thought-through instructions in convenient pocket-sized books, with their…

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Danilo Appeal Makes Headlines

On the 21st July, an article by Tiziana Pisati was published in Italy’s most widely read newspaper, Corriere della Sera, about our appeal to help relaunch Danilo Parsi, ferryman of the Po. Since Danilo’s boat was stolen and sunk, the Confraternity have launched an appeal to allow him to continue his mission of taking pilgrims…

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CPR’s new partner in France

The Fédération Française de la Via Francigena – CPR’s new partner in France  The Confraternity is happy to announce that a partnership agreement was signed in 2019 with the Fédération Française de la Via Francigena (FFVF). The FFVF is an umbrella group of some 12 local associations in France which promote and support pilgrimage on…

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