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QUAERITUR: gloves on bishops

From a reader regarding this entry: You can see the cardinal wearing purple gloves. I’ve never seen this before. Could you please explain the gloves and what role they play? I imagine he takes them off for the consecration of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can bishops use gloves, buskins in Novus Ordo?

From a reader: I saw a picture that His Eminence Nicholas Cardinal Cheong Jin-suk, Archbishop of Seoul, wore pontifical gloves in Solemn Masses. Even though some mainland China bishops are wearing gloves as well, not only the celebrant but all … Continue reading

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