archiepiscopal cross

archiepiscopal crossAlso known as

  • patriarchal cross


A cross with two cross-bars, which forms a part of the heraldic arms of an archbishop. It is carried before him in processions, etc., in his own ecclesiastical province.

MLA Citation

  • “archiepiscopal cross”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 November 2019. Web. 24 September 2021. <>