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Only in Print: The Many Faces of Mary – Marian Statues, Artwork Fill ‘America’s Church’

WASHINGTON — It should come as no surprise that the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, a Catholic church in Washington dedicated to Mary as the patroness of the United States, is filled with images of her. 

The basilica, the largest Catholic church in North America and one of the 10 largest churches in the world, has more than 80 chapels…

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