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August 16




Holidays and observances

  • Xicolatada is celebrated in Palau-de-Cerdagne
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944 This "Shroud of Constantinople" is believed to be the Shroud of Turin today by many scholars.

RC saints:

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