This article is about the Christian holiday. For the Jewish holiday, see Shavuot. For other uses, see Pentecost (disambiguation). Pentecost An icon of the Christian Pentecost, in the Greek Orthodox tradition. This is the Icon of the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles. At the bottom is an allegorical figure, called Kosmos, which symbolizes the world. Observed by Roman Catholics, Protestants, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Anglicans and other Christians. Type Christian Significance Celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit […]

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