biretta


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a stiff cap with ridges across the crown

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Listeners will hear Pope Benedict formally publish the decree of elevation as the 22 new cardinals receive their ring and the scarlet biretta that are associated with the cardinalate.
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 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.
While the issue is never quite resolved in the poem, later, in Seeing Things (1991), it is clear that a biretta remembered from his altar-boy days, for example, is now an esthetic object for Heaney rather than a religious emblem - or that at most it is simply evocative of people who did the best they could in restricted circumstances.
Biretta of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore cautions that the researchers haven't pinned down the distance to the object ejecting the gas, thought to be a neutron star or black hole that steals matter from a less-dense companion.
Terry Garbutt, 42, of Biretta Close, Stockton, banned from driving for 20 months and fined PS210 with PS256 costs for drink-driving.
Just before Ezzati received his biretta in Rome, victims of a Salesian priest, Rimsky Rojas, accused Ezzati of obstruction of justice in Valdivia.
Each of the 19, after receiving his traditional biretta or red cap, and ring from Pope Francis at the altar went afterwards to Benedict XVI's seat to greet him.
created archbishop in when he received the biretta - the hat which his position as a cardinal - 2003, he waved a Saltire Pope Benedict's UK, during enjoyed a O'Brien at his Edinburgh's But O'Brien is not for what he said, frequently FANTASTIC "In Gordon Strachan's first Scotland squad the starting 11 had four guys who had that discipline put into them.