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  • noun Plural form of acheiropoieton.

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Examples

  • This custom was transferred to Rome, and we hear much of it in connection with the very ancient reliquary of the True Cross and also the supposed miraculous portrait of Our Saviour (acheiropoieta, i.e. not made by the hand of man) preserved in the Sancta Sanctorum of the Lateran, both of which recently, together with a multitude of other objects, have been examined and reported on by papal permission (see Grisar Die r? mische Kapelle Sancta Sanctorum und ihr Schatz, Fre? burg, 1908, 91, 92).

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  • Saviour (acheiropoieta, i.e. not made by the hand of man) preserved in the Sancta Sanctorum of the Lateran, both of which recently, together with a multitude of other objects, have been examined and reported on by papal permission (see Grisar Die römische Kapelle

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

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