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Happy Andorra’s National Day!

Andorra la Vella, the capital of Andorra. *Photo from Wikipedia September 8 is National Day of Andorra, also the feast of Our Lady of Meritxell. Our Lady of Meritxell is an Andorran Roman Catholic statue depicting an apparition of the Virgin Mary. Our Lady of Meritxell is the patron saint of Andorra. The original statue dated from the late 12th century. However, the chapel in which it was housed burned down on September 8 and 9, 1972, and the statue was destroyed. A replica can be found in the new Meritxell Chapel, designed in 1976. Created under a charter in