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Importance of Catholic Crucifixes

Why are crucifixes important to a Catholic?

So why is the crucifix, a cross which holds an image of the crucified Jesus, so important in our Catholic tradition? Many non-Catholics say Jesus is risen and having an image of the suffering Jesus on the cross takes away from the power of the Resurrection. And others argue we are keeping Jesus on the cross. Catholics are no more keeping Jesus on the cross than all Christians keep Jesus an infant when they display statues or figurines of [...]

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