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Pope welcomes two lambs that were blessed on the feast day of St. Agnes

It resembles a scarf and it has a total of six black silk crosses embroided on it. The pope personally gives the pallium to archbishops of major cities and also to those serving in ancient Roman provinces and regional capitals. The wool itself was blessed on January 21st, ; the feast day of St. Agnes. The martyr died in the 3rd century after being persecuted.Her name shares its roots with the word “Agnus” which means lamb in Latin. It?s because of this that over the years, she?s usually depicted carrying a lamb in her arms. BR/KLHCTVHC-BN