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GREEK CROSS

The emblem that sup-planted the Chi-Rho as a symbol of Christ. It has arms of equal length, making four equal angles. Used more in the East than in the West, especially since the Great Eastern Schism in the thirteenth century.

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

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