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The Crossed Arms of St. Francis

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis
Santa Fe, New Mexico

This is an adaptation of the traditional crossed-arms symbol of St. Francis. As usual, Christ's bare arm crosses over Francis's, which is sleeved. In this instance both hands have the nail marks. This is not always the case.

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Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.