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In biblical language the Heavenly City of the angels and saints after the Last Day. As described by St. John in the prophetic vision: "I saw the holy city, and the New Jerusalem coming down from God out of heaven, as beautiful as a bride all dressed for her husband" (Apocalypse 21:2).
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