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Kiss of Peace

(pax [Lat. “peace”]). Originally actual kiss (e.g., Ro 16:16; 1 Ptr 5:14); early assoc. with Lord's Supper (Justin* Martyr, Apologia I ixv). Form has been modified in all rites. See also Agnus Dei.

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