Slovenian Christians Celebrate Assumption Day

Brezje, 15 August - Assumption Day, one of the biggest Christian holidays, will be celebrated in Slovenia on Tuesday. To observe the holiday, which is a work-free day, believers traditionally flock to churches dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Slovenia's holiest pilgrimage site, the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians.
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