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The meaning of the Cross


Among all the religious symbols in the world none is more universal than the cross. You see crosses everywhere. Not everyone can explain what the cross means or why they choose to wear one, but most everyone has an inchoate sense that it is a symbol, perhaps the ultimate symbol, for depth, love, fidelity, and faith. Rene Girard, an anthropologist, once commented that "the cross of Jesus is the single most revolutionary moral event in all of history" - Fr Ron Rolheiser

The meaning of the Cross