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Stations of the Cross.

Series of 14 (or more, as in E Orthodox chs.) images or pictures portraying scenes (some legendary) in Christ's passion; usually placed at intervals around the nave in chs. or on the road to a shrine or ch.. A popular devotion is to visit the stations in sequence, with prayers and meditations suited to each.

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