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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pilgrims setting out from Canterbury can now see a clear sign directing their first steps on the road to Rome. A new sign, which reads “Via Francigena – Rome – 1800km”, removes all uncertainty as they leave the Cathedral Gate, and directs them up Burgate Street.
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 […]