They also reject the use of crucifixes and other symbols and ceremonies retained by the Lutherans.
At a synod at Toulouse in 1056, Berengar of Narbonne accused the bishop of having purchased his see for ioo,000 solidi, and of having plundered his church and sold relics and crucifixes to Spanish Jews in order to secure another ioo,000 solidi with which to buy for his brother the bishopric of Urgel.
The carving of crucifixes and other sacred mementoes gives employment to a large proportion of the population.
The hill is worked like a mine; pieces cut from it are carved by artists in Cardona into images, crucifixes and many articles of an ornamental kind.
There was no window and the only ornaments were crucifixes on three walls.