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Christian churches celebrate Ash Wednesday

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 14/02/2018

Christian churches worldwide – Tonga included, are celebrating Ash Wednesday today.

Ash Wednesday is celebrated 40 days before Good Friday every year, and also marks the beginning of Lent.

Former Superintendent Minister of the Free Wesleyan Church in Ha’apai – Dr. Tevita Mohenoa Puloka says the emphasis of Ash Wednesday is forgiveness.

Many Christian churches here in Tonga are hosting special programs to mark this important day.

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