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CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

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The stone crosses are unique since these are only found in front of the old homes in Tayabas, and used to 'purify' visitors before going inside these houses.
In due course, one of the largest crosses of all arrived, a gift from the Holy Father, and it was his cross that our small group of pilgrims watched being put so reverently in place.
West Germany averaged 21 crosses a match while allowing 12.
In this way, every one of our crosses can become a moment of grace, a seedling of the tree of life.
I assume this was Kazmirierz Switon, who began the "campaign crosses" in mid-August 1998.
Despite the decision to have their crosses removed, the group wishes to continue to use the property for their Sunday morning services.
Some crosses portray the anguish of Jesus in unflinching detail, reminding us that God is no stranger to our suffering; while others hold the deceased Christ, eyes closed and head bowed, a silent witness to the beautiful words of John's gospel: "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that whoever believes in him might not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16).
The dispute began when Polish nationalist leader Kazimierz Switon initiated "Action Crosses" in early August.
I thought of these high crosses recently as I spoke with a newly widowed 85-year-old man.
Peter Klein, illustrates 70 different styles of crosses used in Christian iconography.