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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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Archived news stories

Reflections on the second charity walk on the Via Francigena, UK section October 11, 2017 On 7 October 2017 the second charity walk, organised by CPR Canterbury Representative, Julia Peters, in aid of Save the Children, took place on the Via Francigena UK (Canterbury to Dover).  The event raised £770 including gift aid for Save the […]

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