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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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Each new cardinal then approached the Holy Father and kneeling before him received the cardinal's biretta and was assigned a title or deaconry.
After pledging the oath, each new cardinal walked up to the pontiff who was seated on a gilded throne on the altar to receive his red zucchetto, or skullcap, and biretta, a three-ridged hat worn over it.
The priest traditionally wears either the tufted biretta or the simpler skullcap or zucchetto, also called a pileolus after its ancient origins.
A red biretta and ring are the symbols of which Roman Catholic rank?
The Paris Parlement would eventually find in favor of the archdeacon: [The Parlement] consequently safeguards and maintains said Charles Cocquart de la Motte, Archdeacon of Josas within the Church of Paris, in the right to take the best bed linen, habit or cassock, cincture, surplice, almuss, breviary, biretta, horse, or donkey if applicable, following the death of priests within his Archdeaconry, as belonging to him by right after their passing, because of his office and dignity of Archdeacon to take a funeral fee.
I'm anxiously waiting a follow-up feature story that explains the new "Catholic math" that allows the four-sided biretta hats mentioned in a March 25 story to have only "three corners," as described in the photo caption.
He was accompanied on his visit to Scotland by the late Cardinal Gordon Gray, the first Scottish clergyman to be presented with the historic red biretta of a cardinal since the Reformation.
7) appears to be a high-ranking ecclesiastic--a canon or dean--whose biretta rests at Christ's bound feet.
At public liturgical ceremonies, the pope wore an alb, stole, pluviale, and either a mitre or red biretta. He was assisted by the two senior cardinal deacons, although cardinal priests or cardinal bishops could substitute.
Biretta (Space Telescope Science Institute) directed an international network of radio telescopes toward M87 last March.
Julien is wearing a biretta, or a bonnet de docteur, which indicates that he is the maitre and implies that the countess should be learning the lesson he teaches.(18) Certainly, the text never hints at any learning on the part of the knight, whose chivalric deeds in war and service to the king and to William of Orange are stressed in the poem (vv.
There was first Burke the Jesuit, with biretta and rosary, crypto-Catholic and Irishly unnational.