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    Posted: 16-Sep-2015 at 11:50
Is it a symbol of something? I have asked a catholic priest, I have also done a research online.

current hyphothesis:
as a symbol of seven cardinal virtues
or
as a symbol of seven sorrows of Our Lady

http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_virtues
http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady_of_Sorrows

links:
http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob%27s_Ladder
http://www.masonicdictionary.com/ladder.html
http://www.mastermason.com/bridgeportlodge181/theSC23.htm



Edited by younghistorian - 16-Sep-2015 at 11:52
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  Quote Centrix Vigilis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Sep-2015 at 13:43
Moved to proper sub forum

"Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence"

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The traditional answer is that it is analogous to a' connection to God'..a means whereby one might obtain salvation.
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