Ordination of Exorcists

Book Title: Pontificale Romanum ad omnes pontificias ceremonias, quibus nunc utitur sacrosancta Romana ecclesia, accommodatum. Nonnullis insuper, que in antea impressis non habentur accuratissime auctum .Ac in tres partes distinctum. : quarum prima personarum, secunda rerum consecrationes, et benedictiones continet : tertia vero quedam ecclesiastica officia, et alia multa comprehendit, que in sequenti tabula, versa pagina monstrantur. Nuper summa diligentia reuisum, emendatum, & impressum

Author: Catholic Church

Image Title: Ordination of Exorcists

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Description: This engraving illustrates ordination to the minor order of exorcist, the third of seven ordinations culminating in full priesthood. The bishop, seated on his throne and surrounded by attendant priests, offers three newly ordained exorcists a pontifical or liturgical manual which contains rites for exorcism. The tonsure of the ordainees is clearly depicted.

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