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5.2 Arms show personal status

RANK IN THE ROMAN-CATHOLIC CHURCH

The rank and status of Roman-Catholic clergy can be determined by the number and colour of the tassels and colour of the ecclesiastical hat.

Domestic Prelate

Archbishop

Cardinal (top)

The Pope adds to his personal arms a triple-crown tiara above the shield and the crossed Keys of St. Peter behind it.

Illustration side of illustrated pre-stamped postal card.

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