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An interactive guide to the San Damiano Cross

San Damiano Cross

The San Damiano crucifix (or Cross) is an ancient Byzantine-style crucifix, now kept in the Basilica of St. Clare in Assisi, Italy. The San Damiano crucifix is called an icon cross, because it contains pictures and symbols of people who have a part in the meaning of the crucifix.

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San Damiano and Benedict Medal Articles

We just added a couple of new articles about the San Damiano Cross and the St. Benedict Medal to our site. Each article contains a history of the devotion as well as a Flash movie that you can click on to magnify sections of the item.

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