En Masse: Why do we make the sign of the cross with our right hand?

The sign of the cross probably originated with the early baptismal rights in which the minister would use a finger of his right hand to mark the candidates the forehead. There is no reference to this in scripture, but one of the early church fathers, Tertullian (d. after 220), says the sign of the cross dates back to […]

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