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Catholic Review: Frankincense’s future: Ancient gift endangered, risks depletion- Article & Video

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https://catholicreview.org/frankincenses-future-ancient-gift-endangered-risks-depletion/?fbclid=IwAR2t2utQM_vcUa_rKpaA5692QCSJReCxkiXDDJB07htcoTxBN-nHpekolfQ

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Gospel of Matthew never details how many Magi came from “the East,” but it makes it clear they traveled to pay homage to “the newborn king of the Jews” and “offered him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.”...

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These trees are in severe decline and one species in particular — the boswellia papyrifera, which grows in conflict-rife regions of Ethiopia and Sudan — risks going extinct in the next 50 years, said DeCarlo, who also heads the Save Frankincense project.
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