What Does a Dove Represent?


Doves are a sign of innocence, tenderness and affection. In art and in the scriptures, doves typically represent peace an the Holy Ghost respectively. According to Catholic teachings, God sent his spirit in a form of a dove to congregate mankind into his church.
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A dove is used to symbolize the presence of the Holy Spirit in a religious setting. It can also be used as a symbol for peace because of its white feathers and its humble nature. Egyptians use a dove a symbol of innocence.
To many, a dove symbolizes peace.
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