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Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass - Rome

Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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Red rose petals flutter to the floor of the Pantheon.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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Red rose petals flutter to the floor of the Pantheon.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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Red rose petals flutter to the floor of the Pantheon.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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People try to catch the rose petals dropped by a team of firemen from the open oculus of Pantheon.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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Celebration of Pentecost Mass at Pantheon by devotees.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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People try to catch the rose petals dropped by a team of firemen from the open oculus of Pantheon.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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Celebration of Pentecost Mass at Pantheon in Rome.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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At the end of Pentecost Mass, thousands of red rose petals are dropped by a team of firemen from the open oculus of Pantheon in Rome.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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At the end of Pentecost Mass, thousands of red rose petals are dropped by a team of firemen from the open oculus of Pantheon in Rome.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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Celebration of Pentecost Mass at the Pantheon in Rome.
Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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At the end of Pentecost Mass, thousands of red rose petals are dropped by a team of firemen from the open oculus of Pantheon in Rome.
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At the end of Pentecost Mass, thousands of red rose petals are dropped by a team of firemen from the open oculus of Pantheon in Rome.
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  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
  • Throwing of rose petals at Pantheon during Pentecost Mass  Rome
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At the end of the Pentecost Mass, thousands of red rose petals are dropped by a team of firemen from the open oculus of the Pantheon in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Ghost. The ritual is approximately 2,000 years old.

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