St Lawrence Shrine Elevated as Minor Basilica by Pope Francis

St Lawrence Shrine Elevated as Minor Basilica by Pope Francis

Karkala: St Lawrence Shrine at Attur, Karkala has been elevated to the status of a Minor Basilica by Pope Francis through the Sacred Congregation for the Divine Worship and Discipline of Sacraments, Vatican, Rome.


Bishop Gerald Isaac Lobo, Msgr Baptist Menezes Vicar Generald, the Rector of the shrine Fr George and his team of priests and lay leaders helped in the documentation work.

This shrine being widely acclaimed as having the power to intercede with God, attracts not only the residents of Udupi diocese but also pilgrims from all parts of India.


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