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Trivia: Can you tell the difference between a bishop, a cardinal and a monsignor?

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Jeffrey Bruno | Aleteia

Philip Kosloski - published on 06/08/18

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When attending more formal events, bishops, cardinals and monsignors can wear a cassock that is indicative of their office. Their cassocks each have distinctive colors, but from afar are not easily distinguishable. It is even more difficult when these officials wear a black cassock with only the piping and sash being a different color.




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How to tell the difference between a monsignor, a bishop and a cardinal

Flip the cards below to see if you can tell the difference between a bishop, a cardinal and monsignor!


PRIEST WALKING

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