Pontifical Chapel

The Papal Chapel and the Papal Household together make up what was once called the Papal Court. The Pontifical Chapel is composed of those ecclesiastics who participate in solemn papal liturgies with honor. They are given according to their precedence.


College of Cardinals, according to their Order (Cardinal Bishop, Cardinal Priest, Cardinal Deacon) and precedence within their Order.

Patriarchs (unless also included among the Sacred College of Cardinals, in which case that precedence is determinative)

Archbishop Heads of Roman Dicasteries

Secretaries of Roman Congregations

Regents of the Apostolic Penitentiary

Secretary of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura

Dean of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota

Prelates Superior of the Pontifical Councils and Pontifical Commissions

Abbot of the Abbey of Monte Cassino

Abbots General of the Canons Regular

Abbots General of the Monastic Orders

Superior Generals, or alternately Procurator Generals, of the Mendicant Orders (Franciscans, Dominicans)

Prelate Auditors of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota

Prelate Votanti of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura

Members of the Chapters of the Patriarchal Basilicas (St. John Lateran, St. Peter's, St. Mary Majors, St. Paul's).

Consistorial Advocates

Parish Priests of Rome

Clerics of the Pontifical Chapel

Family of the Pope


 

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