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Oh, those silly trads wanting to restore the Sedia Gestatoria..Don’t they know it’s old-fashioned, and stupid? It’s just so…so…Romish, so particular! Don’t they know it causes ecumenical problems with our seperated Eastern Brethren? How it elevates the Bishop of Rome!

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Whoa! wait, hold on a minute, these fellas don’t look like the Bishop of Rome (the hot pink vestments are a dead give away). These pics are from Episcopal Consecrations of Syrian, and Malankar Bishops. Is there a possibility there is an ancient link with the custom of the Bishop of Rome being carried on his day of Coronation? A common custom of the early Church ?

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(Pics found Here) (Here) (Here) (And Here)

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The impetus for this post occured early on Holy Thursday. I fell asleep with the TV on (sound off), EWTN to be exact. At about 4:00 EST, while half-asleep, I  hazily turned towards the TV and saw Benedict XVI out of the corner of my eye. I quickly went back to sleep. Somehow, in my subconscious mind, I had the crazy idea he brought back the Sedia Gestatoria, and was wearing an old Roman style chasuble, and everyone was covered in brocaded vestments, lace, and all the “Old Triumphalism”. I was sorely disappointed when I fully came to a little later to see what we are all used to now. Strange how the half-conscious human mind works. (Wiki on Sedia Gestatoria)

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