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Video: Ivorians celebrate Feast of Assumption in world's largest church

© FRANCE 24 screen grab

Video by Alice VILLERS , Emmanuelle LANDAIS , Marie DEMARQUE , Nathanael ILUPEJU

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2017-08-16

Built as a gigantic replica of St Peter’s in Rome, Yamoussoukro’s Basilica of Our Lady of Peace is largely empty on most days. But on August 15, thousands gather inside the extravagant domed complex to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption.

Click on the video player above to watch the full FRANCE 24 report.

Date created : 2017-08-15

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