Slovakia:New Stamp on Pilgrimage Site

\"\"Slovakia has issued a stamp on Skalka by Trencin – pilgrimage site under  \”Beauties of Our Homeland\” series.  Skalka by Trencin – pilgrimage site founded on the rock on the right bank of the Vah river. It is situated north east of Trencin. According to Maurus\’ legend, St. Svorad-Andrew and afterwards his student and follower St. Benedict worked here and St. Benedict also died here by martyr\’s death. The regional cult of these hermits was officially declared in 1083 when Ss. Svorad and Benedict were canonized as one of the first Hungarian saints .

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