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Pistoia, 24th August 2019 – Feast of Saint Bartholomew

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This traditional celebration in honour of Saint Bartholomew dates back to the 15th century when the practice of anointing the foreheads of children to protect them from evil on the day of the saint was introduced. On the 24th of … Continue reading

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