Diocese of Los Angeles, California

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DIOCESE OF LOS ANGELES

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1895
See city : Los Angeles

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Los Angeles, California

Official blazon

Sable, three double lures or, two and one, on a chief argent, on a pale purpure between two bears trippant sanguine, a sword in pale proper.

Origin/meaning

The Wings of Angles symbolises the City of Los Angeles. The Bears alludes to the State of California. The Sword is that of St Paul, to which the old Cathedral of the Dioces was dedicated.


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Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church; Michael Francis McCarthy: Armoria Sedium.