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Celebrating Santiago’s ever-changing afterlife


July 25 is the Feast of St James, or Santiago, the patron saint of Spain. While his life was eventful, it was after James’s death that a series of legends sprang up, using the saint’s figure as a constantly changing representation of the hopes of the Spanish people.

July 25th, 2011 | Posted in Culture, Featured | Read More »



Many will raise an eyebrow at the sight of this Galician industrial town being included and will argue that its more fêted rivals/neighbours Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña both make stronger cases. But anyone who has gazed across the Ría de Vigo to Cangas after strolling the length of this city’s immaculately maintained promenade […]

March 1st, 2011 | Posted in Cities | Read More »

Pope’s visit highlights challenges for Spanish Church

Benedict XVI arrives in Santiago on November 6 with the country’s Catholic heritage on the wane and hoping to contain the spread of progressive social reforms.

November 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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