Assumption celebrated at churches dedicated to Virgin Mary

Ljubljana, 15 August - Christians are celebrating the Feast of the Assumption on Monday, the most important and one of the oldest Church holidays dedicated to Mary, and a national holiday in Slovenia. Bishops will say Mass at the country's main pilgrimage sites, as well as at the many churches dedicated to Virgin Mary around the country.

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