Why Do Catholics Display the Crucifix?
Nothing quite says “Catholic” like a crucifix. They are attached to rosary beads, displayed in Catholic churches and homes and occasionally worn as jewelry. Catholics are often accused of “putting Jesus back on the cross,” but nothing could be farther from the truth. When Catholics look at a crucifix, they see the God who became man and suffered, just as we do. The following are common human sufferings that Jesus endured and how his suffering can help us to bear our own.