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ARCHIEPISCOPAL CROSS

A cross with two horizontal crossbars; it forms a part of the heraldic arms of an archbishop. It is carried before him in processions and solemn liturgical functions within his own ecclesiastical province.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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