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Old Nov 13, '08, 10:22 am
morni001 morni001 is offline
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Default What do the initials INRI stand for?

Could you please let me know what the initials INRI means in the top of the cross, could not find it in the catholic encyclopedia...Thanks

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Old Nov 13, '08, 1:07 pm
Peggy Frye Peggy Frye is offline
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Default Re: What do the initials I.N.R.I stand for?

They are the first letters of the Latin words, "Iesus Nazaraenus Rex Iudaeorum", which means "Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews".
 

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