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Icons, word of God in colour

In Jerusalem, an important centre where the art of iconography is handed down is the Benedictine monastery on the Mount of Olives. Here for half a century, the real teacher was Sister Marie-Paul, who died in May. Sister Marie-Bénédicte, who explains how “the icon is the Word of God in colour”, took over the inheritance.

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