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Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by TribeOfManyColours
reply to post by FlyInTheOintment
Thanks a lot for that!
First pic made me think what a pedophile he looks like, and then the second pic reminded me that I am one too! Great, thanks a lot.
edit on 11-2-2011 by getreadyalready because: (no reason given)
First Class Relics: Remains of the bodies of saints, for example bones, hair, or blood, as well as the instruments of Our Lord's Passion.
Second Class Relics: Articles associated with the lives of the saints, such as clothing, books, and anything else the saints used in life.
Third Class Relics: Items, usually small pieces of cloth, which have come into contact with First or Second Class Relics and which are then treated themselves as relics.
Vatican restores priceless golden cross reliquary
Updated 11/19/2009 4:13 PM.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press Writer
VATICAN CITY — One of the gems of the Vatican's priceless religious art collection — a 6th century reliquary containing what is revered as fragments of the cross on which Jesus was crucified — has been restored to its Byzantine-era glory.
The Vatican on Thursday unveiled the restored Crux Vaticana, a foot-high jewel-encrusted golden cross containing what tradition holds are shards of Jesus' cross inside.