The Black Madonna of Częstochowa (Polish: Czarna Madonna or Matka Boska Częstochowska, Latin: Imago thaumaturga Beatae Virginis Mariae Immaculatae Conceptae, in Claro Monte, and Ченстоховская икона Божией Матери in Church Slavonic) is a revered icon of the Virgin Mary housed at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland.
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