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Armenian Clergy Worldwide Embark on a Quest to Collect Holy Oil

Every seven years since AD 301, priests from around the world have trekked to the ancient Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Armenia to retrieve jarfuls of freshly brewed muron — muron — a sweet-scented holy oil stirred with what is said to be the tip of the lance driven through Jesus’ side — and carry them

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