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Podcast by Liz Lev

From Tourist to Pilgrim

31 May 2024

Over 1,500 years of papal rule in Rome allowed the Church to think about how to transform the Eternal City into a microcosm of the pilgrim’s journey. However, even though modern slogans often claim otherwise, the religious pilgrim believes that, although the journey is important, what really matters is the destination.

“From Tourist to Pilgrim” is a podcast by Liz Lev, with original music by Mara Miceli and Umberto D’Auria, editing and sound design by Mara Miceli, and directed by Johana Bronkova. It is available at: