Basilica of the Annunciation mosaic

Mosaic from Cameroon, 1969 CE, Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth.

The Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth was built in 1969 on the site identified in the Roman Catholic tradition as Mary’s childhood home where the angel Gabriel visited her. The Church is decorated with mosaics from all over the world depicting the assumption. This mural from Cameroon illustrates Zephaniah 3:10: From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, my suppliants, my scattered ones, shall bring my offering.

Basilica of the Annunciation - Cameroon Mosaic

The angel Gabriel's announcement to Mary that she would become Jesus' mother. Celebrated as a Christian holiday, often around March 25.

of or relating to Moses or the writings attributed to him.

of or relating to Moses or the writings attributed to him.

The world's largest Christian church organization administered by hierarchy made up of a single pope and a network of cardinals, bishops, priests, and renunciates (such as nuns and monks).

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