A large, usually rectangular, piece of cloth depicting some religious figure or symbol. Banners can be affixed to the walls of churches or hung from pillars. They are also carried aloft in parades and religious processions.
Catholic Dictionary, Revised,
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Includes an easy-to-use pronunciation guide and a complete history of Catholic terminology. Handy pocket size.
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