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Ash Wednesday in Rome 2012 PDF Print E-mail

January 22, 2012. Benedict XVI celebrated Ash Wednesday in the Basilica of Santa Sabina, located on the Aventine Hill of Rome. He received the cross of ashes from Cardinal Josef Tomko of Slovakia who is the cardinal “Titular” of this church.
During the ceremony, the pope spoke about the importance of the ashes.

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