pectoral cross


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pectoral cross

worn by prelates on chain around neck. [Christian Iconog.: Child, 255; Jobes, 386]
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It is the largest haul of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever discovered * The collection of mostly martial items - sword fittings, armour with some religious items - were collected and buried in a hilltop in what was the kingdom of Mercia * Little is known about where it comes from, whether a single battle, or collected over a campaign, nor why the swords were singled out * Key items include the folded cross, the millifiori stud, the pectoral cross, a strip of gold bearing a biblical inscription, a fragment from a helmet and a seahorse * The craftsmanship on many items is exquisite andf finely detailed, some inlaid with garnet stones.
of bishops who attended the second Vatican Council - a wooden pectoral cross hung
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has made the Montreal exhibit even more special by adding the cartridge that produced the white smoke heralding his election and four objects that comprise his first vestments as pope: a cassock, zucchetto, pectoral cross and shoes.
Williams, who gave Benedict a pectoral cross, called the new Pope 'extremely intelligent and sympathetic to the ecumenical movement.
When the grave was opened in 1827, bits of the original coffin were found with a portable altar, a bone comb and a fine pectoral cross of gold, presumably the saint's own.
After the conclusion of his paper Taft was gifted by John Figel, editor of Eastern Churches Journal, with a beautiful pectoral cross.
On his chest, framed against a black clerical suit, glittered a gold pectoral cross.
She bagged an Albrecht costume from Giselle from under the nose of Debbie Reynolds who wanted it for her costume museum in Los Angeles, a pectoral cross, a powdered wig worn in Sleeping Beauty and a pair of boots in which the hallowed feet had trod.
In some instances, the Carcar City native pawned his episcopal ring and pectoral cross (the large crucifix worn by bishops) and gave the proceeds to the poor.
Here was St Cuthbert's pectoral cross, the piece of Christian jewellery that he wore on his chest in the 7th century, glittering as brightly as it must have done then.
It is a community that is deeply rooted in the place, something Peddle acknowledged, to the gathering's delight and applause, by explaining to them that the pectoral cross he had chosen to wear that evening was the very pectoral cross worn by Bishop Llewellyn Jones when he consecrated St.
Resplendent in white, his hands open, and his pectoral cross slightly askew, Pope Francis appears so very joyful and welcoming.