Cross, Sign of the


Cross, Sign of the
Cross, Sign of the
A term applied to various manual acts, liturgical or devotional in character, which have this at least in common: that by the gesture of tracing two lines intersecting at right angles they indicate symbolically the figure of Christ's cross

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