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Participation in the opening of the Great Jubilee by the Roman Pontiff

Bishop Javier Echevarría took part, together with other bishops, in the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica, and in the midnight Mass that Pope John Paul concelebrated with 38 cardinals immediately afterwards. With this celebration the Holy Father inaugurated the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000.

Romana, No. 29, July-December 1999, pag. 225.