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1910 New Catholic Dictionary


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(Greek: acheiropoiete, not made by hands)

Pictures of supposedly miraculous origin. The Holy Face of Edessa, in the church of the Bartholomites at Genoa, according to legend, is a portrait of Christ painted by Himself. The picture of Christ preserved in the chapel Sancta Sanctorum of the Lateran is supposed to have been outlined by Saint Luke and completed by angels, and is said to have miraculously appeared.

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Entry for 'Achiropoeta'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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