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Assumption of the Virgin Mary, fresco painting in San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, Italy.

What's the Assumption, anyway? A CNA Explainer

Today, Catholics around the world mark the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, commemorating the end of her earthly life... Read more

Mikokoro Center, Nagoya, Japan.

Assumption speaks to Japan's Catholics, missionary says

The Feast of the Assumption is an important celebration for Catholicism in Japan because of its link to both death... Read more