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 What is a cara vaca crucifix?

Answer The cara vaca crucifix is an angelic double cross that is a part of the Catholic tradition. This variation of the Christian cross has its origins from the ancient Spanish town of Caravaca, Spain.Hi... Read More »
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Is a five-way cross a crucifix?

The five-way cross is not considered a "crucifix" but a "cruciform" according to Patriotic Jewelry. It is also referred to as a "five-way medal." It represents five different medals. These include ... Read More »
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What do the letters at the top of the crucifix mean?

The letters "INRI," which appear at the top of most crucifixes, stand for the Latin "Iesvs Nazarenvs Rex Ivdaeorvm." The English translation is "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews." John 19:19, a ... Read More »
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What is a Caravaca crucifix?

The general origin of the crucifix is firmly seated in Christianity. There are many styles of crucifixes, and most symbolize different things and bring with them their own unique story of their beg... Read More »
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What do the letters at the top of a crucifix mean?

The letters on the top of a crucifix (I.N.R.I.) stand for the phrase "Iesvs Nazarenvs Rex Ivdaeorvm," a Latin phrase that translates into "Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews."Source:ChristianA... Read More »
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