Mission Sui Juris Afghanistan

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Denomination : Roman Catholic

Arms (crest) of Mission Sui Juris Afghanistan

Official blazon


The arms were officially adopted in 2018.

The star is golden and the crescent silver (the colors of the Holy See, on which the Mission immediately depends); the shield is surrounded by a bordure with the colors of the Afghan flag (black, red and green); the shield is ensigned with the processional cross of Herat, one of the few vestiges of Afghanistan’s Christian heritage.

Literature : Scalese, 2018.

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