Sacred Journeys

Notes from the Field: The Underground Basilica (Lourdes)

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 15s

Take a look inside one of the world’s largest underground basilicas—big enough to hold 25,000 people—where active and retired servicemen and women assemble yearly as part of the military pilgrimage to Lourdes.

Aired: 12/16/14

Rating: NR

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Funding for Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler provided by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Hans and Margret Rey/Curious George Fund, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by public television viewers.