The Flaming Cross
The Flaming Cross: an emblem for Caritas
Mr Walter Baumeister, Secretary of
The aim of the cross was to express the unity of the Catholic movement and to honour the work of
The design was by Paul Hubner of
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In 1933, Alfred Riedel designed a new simplified version of the cross in flames. They forgot to renew the copyright to this version and the earlier ones so copyright expired in 1941, although they carried on using the unprotected Riedel version until 1962.
In 1962, a new version was designed by Bert Jaeger. It kept the flames making them more like waves.
This is the version