Exaltation of the Cross

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Exaltation of the Cross a feast observed in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches on 14 September in honour of the Cross of Christ, to commemorate either the exposition of the supposed True Cross in 629 after its recovery from the Persians, or the dedication by Constantine in 335 of the basilica built on the site of the Holy Sepulchre.

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Exaltation of the Cross. The feast, also known as Holy Cross Day, kept in honour of the cross of Christ on 14 Sept.

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