SAN MARINO (ITALPRESS) – It will be a “Strategic Memorandum of Understanding, which will see the Republic of San Marino and the Diocese of San Marino-Montefeltro maximize synergies and participation, through the definition of policies and initiatives aimed at and enhancing the heritage ecclesiastical and the development of religious tourism. ”These are in summary the peculiarities that have been outlined in recent days, following a meeting between the secretary of state Federico Pedini Amati and the bishop of the diocese, Andrea Turazzi.
A path strongly supported by the Secretary of State Federico Pedini Amati within the Congress of State, who with the approval of 3 resolutions – no. 47 of 23 July 2020, n. 33 of 5 July and n. 25 of 19 July 2021 – provided the project with a strong acceleration. The recent inauguration of the Camino del Santo Marino is part of these actions, an itinerary that retraces the most significant places in the life of the patron in the territory of the ‘Ways), which contributes to obtaining the certification of “Cultural Route of the Council of Europe”.
This last project will see, on Sunday 26 September, the inauguration of the Way of Saint Francis, for the stretch that connects San Marino to Sant’Igne (in the locality of San Leo), as part of the “Open Monasteri” proposal. and of the initiatives promoted by the Secretariat of State for Tourism to celebrate the European Heritage Days, with a walk that will start from the Church of San Francesco at 10.15 and end in Montemaggio. Religious tourism is a phenomenon that involves millions of people every year, immersing themselves in a dimension of full spirituality along the most important religious paths in the world. For this reason the Republic of San Marino will try to insert itself more and more in these Paths, through the enhancement of its main monuments: the Marian Sanctuary of the Immaculate Conception in Valdragone, the Sanctuary dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Consolation in Borgo Maggiore, the Pieve del Santo Marino, the Church of San Francesco, the Valloni oratory, the Church of San Quirino, the Church of San Giovanni Battista, the Sacello del Santo.
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