PHILIP JENKINS m.aleteia.org So is this a Catholic myth? The best person to ask would be the flag’s designer, Arsène Heitz, who has explicitly credited the passage in the book of Revelation as his source for the image. In 1956, moreover, the Council donated a stained glass window to Strasbourg Cathedral, in the city it had chosen as its base. The window depicts the Virgin surrounded by twelve stars, in a strong blue field. to read more: m.aleteia.org
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