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Series: The Magnificent modern mosaics of Israel - THE MADONNAS AT THE CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION, NAZARETH

The present-day Church of the Annunciation is a modern basilica built over the remains of ancient churches marking the place believed to be home of the Virgin Mary. And since the church is relatively new, so are the mosaics that decorate it.

The church’s portico has a large display of images of the Madonna created by communities from all over the world, each representing their culture and aesthetics. Together, they emphasize the universality of faith, and make for a fascinating tour.

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