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LIVE: Pope celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass

(ONLY VIDEO) Pope Francis presides the celebration of Ash Wednesday at St. Peter's Basilica. This ceremony marks the starting point of Lent, a time that the Catholic Church dedicates to the preparation of Holy Week. During the ceremony, he will name a thousand priests "Missionaries of Mercy" and send them to their countries to preach about God's forgiveness.