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biretta

, berretta
RC Church a stiff clerical cap having either three or four upright pieces projecting outwards from the centre to the edge: coloured black for priests, purple for bishops, red for cardinals, and white for certain members of religious orders
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Nonetheless, Biretta adds, the new study may shed light on the dynamics of larger and more distant systems that also spew matter at high speed.
The floats were decked out in the Green and Gold colours of Sinn Fein and Mannix, in taking the salute, did not remove his biretta when 'God Save the King' was played but bared his head when the Young Ireland Society's tableau representing the 'Men of Easter week' passed before him.
Dressed in traditional cope and biretta and swinging an incensefilled thurible the Rector will be accompanied by the Salvation Army Band.
Suitably recumbent, the graduand's head is touched by the hallowed biretta - an ancient cap said to have been made from John Knox's trousers.
The mortarboard is believed to have evolved from the biretta, a similar-looking hat worn by Roman Catholic clergy.
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Peter, the Pope handed each cardinal his red biretta.
For the previous decade, Graham and his wife Janet had lit up the Fairfield Park neighbourhood with a colourful collection of festive decorations at their Biretta Close home.
He was created archbishop in 1985 and when he received the red biretta - the hat which signifies his position as a cardinal - in 2003, he waved a Saltire during a walkabout in St Peter's Square.
The 68-year-old Cavan man received the red zuchetto, or skull cap, and biretta from Pope Benedict at St Peter's Basilica in Rome.
Each new Cardinal in order of their creation then approached the Pope and knelt before him to receive the red biretta and to be assigned a titular Church or deaconry.
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