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  Papal Tiara
As with all previous popes, Pope Paul VI was crowned with a tiara at the papal coronation.
Pope Paul's tiara was presented to the National Shrine of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC by the Apostolic Delegate to the United States on February 6, 1968 as a gesture of Pope Paul VI's affection for the Catholic Church in the United States.
One of the papal tiaras remains in use, however, as is placed on the head of a statue of St.
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When the tiara is represented in sculpture and painting as a piece of braiding, this seems to arise from the fact that in the thirteenth century the tiara was made of strips braided together.
The tiara with three crowns is, consequently, the rule upon the monuments from the second half of the fourteenth century, even though, as an anachronism, there are isolated instances of the tiara with one crown up into the fifteenth century.
The earliest name of the papal cap, camelaucum, as well as the Donation of Constantine, clearly point to the Byzantine East; it is hardly to be doubted that the model from which the papal cap was taken is to be found in the camelaucum of the Byzantine court dress.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> mitre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The camelaucum or καμιλαύκιον, the headdress both the Western mitre and the Papal tiara stem from, was originally a cap used by officials of the Imperial Byzantine court.
With his inauguration as pope, Benedict XVI has broken with tradition and has replaced the papal tiara even on his papal coat of arms with a papal mitre (containing still the three levels of crowns symbolizing the powers of the Papacy in a simplified form) and pallium.
However, as a sign of the need for greater simplification of the papal rites, as well as a sign of the changing nature of the papacy itself, he abandoned the use of his own tiara in a dramatic ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica during the second session of Vatican II in November of 1963.
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 Papal Coronation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A three-tiered Triple Tiara or Papal Tiara was used in the ceremony, and the new Pope would take the papal oath.
Apparently unaware of the detail of Pope Paul's Apostolic Constitution's mandatory requirement for papal coronations, John Paul II, in his homily at his Inauguration Mass, said that that Pope Paul VI had "left his Successors free to decide" whether to wear the papal tiara.
Papal Inauguration Coronation Category:History of the Papacy Category:State Ritual and Ceremonial
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 Catholic History, THE SERAPH, September 1999, Vol XX No 1
The word (tiara) occurs in the classics to denote the Persian headdress, particularly that of the "great king." In the Vulgate it is a synonym of cidaris and mitra, and is used for the turban of the high priest (Exod.
Till late in the middle ages tiara was a synonym of mitra, a bishop's miter, regnum being the word for crown (Ducange, sub voc.).
A PAPAL Brief is a letter issuing from the Court of Rome, written on fine parchment in modern characters, subscribed by the Pope's Secretary of Briefs, dated "a die Nativitatis," and sealed with the Pope's signetring, the seal of the Fisherman.
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 Papal Tiara (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Pope John XXIII (1958-1963) wearing a Tiara often associated with [[Pope Leo XIII]] The Triple Tiara was not used for liturgical ceremonial, such celebrating High Mass.
One of the papal tiaras remains in use, however, as is placed on the head of a statue of St. Peter to honour him as the first pope on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29.
Tiara of Pope Pius VII (1804, from Napoleon, marking his wedding to Josephine; by Henry August and Marie-Etienne Nitot, House of Chaumet, Paris.
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 TIARA (Gr. -papa) - Online Information article about TIARA (Gr. -papa)
At the beginning of the r2th century, however, the papal tiara was already decorated with a circlet, as the Ordo of Benedict (c.
Outside Rome it was still a considerable time before the triple-crowned tiara appeared in representations of the popes, and as late as the 15th century they are sometimes pictured with the single-crowned tiara.
Several baseless hypotheses have been advanced as to the origin of the papal tiara.
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 Papal Tiara
The papal crown, or tiara, was traditionally worn by the popes of the past few centuries until the pontificate of Pope John Paul I. Like many ceremonial items, the papal tiara developed over time.
The papal tiara is first mentioned in the account of the life of Pope Constantine (708-715) in the Liber Pontificalis.
Several rationales exist for the papal tiara formed by three crowns, thereby called the triregno: First, the crowns represent the pope’s universal office, his jurisdiction over the whole Church, and his temporal power.
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 Papal Heraldry
The Papal States, as a political entity, now consisting of the City State of the Vatican.
The arms of the Papal States are: Gules, on an ombrellino gules and or, two keys in saltire or and argent.
Coins issued in the Papal states during interregna invariably show the arms of the camerlengo, with the cardinal's hat and the ombrellino.
www.heraldica.org /topics/pope.htm   (2376 words)

 1st-Choice Tiaras Article Gallery
A tiara (from Persian tara borrowed by latin as "tiara") is a form of a crown.
Traditionally, the word tiara refers to a high crown often with a shape of a cylinder narrowed at its top, made of fabric or leather and richly luxuriant.
During the birth of Catholicism the Papal tiara was introduced.
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 Papal Claims to Authority
The Vatican's papal sacristies of the Sistine Chapel (room of the Copricapi), and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, apparently have nearly twenty papal tiaras, and a few are known to be on permanent display elsewhere.
Probably the tiara used to dress the statue of Peter, as the oval coat of arms on the lappets appear to be the abbreviated coat of arms of Spain.
This tiara was worn by the pope on December 23, 1887, and January 1st, 1888, in celebration of the Golden Jubilee (50th anniversary) of his priesthood (December 31st, 1887).
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 IATWM October 2003: Papal Splendors of the Vatican
It is this tiara that was used to crown John XXIII in 1958.
Other tiaras on display are Leo XIII's (1878-1903) neo-gothic piece and a replica of Pope Paul VI's (1963-1978) tiara described as futuristic in style.
Three pectoral crosses including one that belonged to Pope John XXIII are on display as are Papal garments and Swiss guard uniforms adding to the breadth of the collection of Papal Splendours.
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 Papal Transition: On papal conclave & election of the next pope by Thomas J. Reese, S.J.
When the pope dies, the prefect of the papal household (Bishop James Harvey) informs the camerlengo (chamberlain) who must verify his death in the presence of the papal master of ceremonies, the cleric prelates of the Apostolic Camera and the secretary of the Apostolic Camera, who draws up a death certificate.
The prohibition against discussing papal succession while the pope is still alive dates back to Felix IV (526-30), who instructed the clergy and the Roman Senate to elect his archdeacon, Boniface, as his successor.
The papal electors were limited to the clergy of the Diocese of Rome by the Roman synod of 499 (although in some elections some of the laity still participated until the 8th century).
www.americamagazine.org /papaltransition.cfm   (9448 words)

 Papal Tiara and Benedict XVI - phatmass phorum
Papal Tiara and Benedict XVI - phatmass phorum
I missed the part where the Tiara actually ISN'T dropped from the papal coat of arms, or at least there is confusion as to whether or not it is....
The mitre contains three levels reminiscent of the three tiers on the papal tiara.[3] This was the first such use since Pope Paul VI prohibited the use of mitres and croziers on coats of arms in 1969.[4] However the Vatican subsequently issued documents which contained Benedict's coat of arms showing a tiara, not a mitre.
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 Floridian: The papal legacy
Papal tiara of Pope Pius VII, a gift from Napoleon Bonaparte, 1804, wood, velvet, silk, gold, precious stones.
Considering the atrocities visited on indigenous people there during the centuries of exploration, it could be more about the pliancy and adaptability of the natives than a testimonial of faith.
The good news was that the emperor returned the jewels, including a massive emerald that sits on top of the tiara.
www.sptimes.com /2003/09/12/Floridian/The_papal_legacy.shtml   (1676 words)

 CNS STORY: Pope drops papal crown from coat of arms, adds miter, pallium
Pope Benedict XVI has dispensed with the image of the three-tiered tiara that traditionally appeared at the top of each pope's coat of arms and replaced it with the pointed miter.
The details of the new papal blazon were published in the April 28 edition of the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano.
What has not changed and has been part of papal emblems for centuries is the Holy See's insignia of two crossed keys, which symbolize the powers Christ gave to the Apostle Peter and his successors.
www.catholicnews.com /data/stories/cns/0502625.htm   (946 words)

 Papal Heraldry
It shows the papal tiara (or triregno) surmounting the crossed keys of St. Peter.
The correct emblem of the Papal office (the tiara) has been erroneously discarded here in favor of a mitre that still suggests the three crowns.
Namely, a return to the original head-piece that is the ancestor of both the tiara and the mitre: the camelaucum.
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The triple tiara can also be understood to have a spiritual interpretation, the three-fold office of Christ, Who is Priest, Prophet and King.
Pope Paul VI was the last pontiff to wear the papal tiara.
This last tiara was then given to benefit the poor, but remains as a symbol in the papal crest.
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 The Papal Tiara - phatmass phorum
As you state, Pope Paul VI was the last pontiff to wear the papal tiara.
From: TX I don't know about the papal tiara, but I definitely think the next pope mobile should be an iced out H2 on some 20" spinners.
i think if someone already doesn't respect the pope, a papal tiara won't change that...it's a change of heart, not change in what the pope wears on his head that is needed.
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 Papal Claims to Authority
During the sack of Rome in 1527, Pope Clement VII had all the papal tiaras and other regalia stripped of jewels, broken up, and melted down for the gold by Benvenuto Cellini to prevent their capture by the forces of emperor Charles V.
Again in 1798, the Vatican treasury was looted by the armies of Napoleon, and the papal tiaras were taken to France and broken up for their jewels and valuable metals, which explains why the existing tiaras are relatively recent.
TIARA OF POPE PIUS IX Above is a papal tiara presented to Pius IX by Belgium in 1871, which is inscribed CHRISTI VICARIO - IN TERRA - REGUM which translates to Christ's Vicar - On Earth - Kings.
www.geocities.com /propheticangel2001/tiara.htm   (7863 words)

 How the Pope is Elected - ReligionFacts
The meticulous nature of papal elections is by necessity, however, for over the course of the 2,000-year history of the papacy, the period after a pope's death has often been one of chaos, confusion and corruption.
The period during which the papal office is vacant is known as the sede vacante ("vacant seat").
The last pope to wear the papal tiara was Pope Paul VI, who ceremonially renounced its use at the end of the Second Vatican Council.
www.religionfacts.com /christianity/features/papal_elections.htm   (4069 words)

 Ask the Wise Man: How Should I Vote? - October 1998 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
In its simplest form the papal tiara seems to have appeared about the third century.
In our century the tiara came to be regarded as inappropriate because of its ornateness and rich character.
Pope Paul VI stopped wearing the tiara and sold his, using the funds for the poor.
www.americancatholic.org /messenger/oct1998/wiseman.asp   (1470 words)

 Tarot.com :: Tarot, Astrology, Numerology & I-Ching
There is certainly no lack of papal images in late medieval Italian culture and the card-player would have immediately recognized the figure.
The triple tiara represented the papal claim to jurisdiction over (1) the Papal States, (2) the temporal world and (3) the spiritual world.
A similar image with papal blessing and orb is seen in Figure 11 and seems clearly to blend the symbols of temporal and spiritual rule into a representation of God.
www.tarot.com /about-tarot/library/boneill/pope   (1678 words)

 Imperial Popes
He was the last Pope to wear the papal tiara.
This discussion of the papal tiara includes several pictures of popes wearing tiaras.
This describes the use of the sedia gestatoria (portable papal throne) for the solemn procession that occures during a Pontifical Mass.
www.catholicconcerns.com /Imperial.html   (2719 words)

 Catholic World News : Vatican expert explains papal heraldry
Also, for the first time, the heraldic device does not include the papal tiara-- which had remained in the coats of arms of previous Pontiffs, although the ceremonial use of the tiara had been abandoned by Pope Paul VI.
The pallium-- the white woolen vestment worn around the neck to symbolize the authority of a metropolitan archbishop-- is draped on the lower part of the device.
Also included in the Pope's emblem is the pair of crossed keys which symbolize the spiritual authority of the papacy-- a common symbol in the papal crests over the centuries.
www.cwnews.com /news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=36829   (473 words)

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