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ST. PETER'S CROSS

One of St. Peter's symbols--the upside-down Latin cross on which the Apostle died at his own request; an emblem since the fourth century. This symbol, with its corssed keys, is particular to the first Pope.

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

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