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Ashes
March 03, 2017
Carol Monaghan said that most people did not know what the symbol meant
October 25, 2016
The new instructions were released on Tuesday by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
February 10, 2016
Francis sends out missionaries of mercy after the blessing and bestowal of ashes in St Peter's Basilica
April 04, 2012
The Italian Church's newly promulgated Funeral Rites leave me in a quandary
March 09, 2011
Cardinal Jozef Tomko places ashes on Benedict XVI's forehead at the start of Lent
January 06, 2011
After all, the mighty are being put down from their seats and the humble exalted
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