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Size: 1 1/2" ht. x 1 1/4" width. This cross cannot be engraved. The three-barred Papal Cross or Pastoral Staff tends to be seen more in ceremonial occasions. The three bars have several interpretations, including: The Pope's triple roles as leader of worship, teacher and community leader. The Pope's triple religious authorities as Bishop of Rome, Patriarch of the West, and successor of St Peter, Chief of the Apostles. The Pope's powers and responsibilities: temporal, spiritual, and material. The Pope's extra bar of authority over the two-bar Archepiscopal or Patriarchal cross.