Consecration of a Bishop

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: Consecration of a Bishop

Description: This engraving is the sixth in a series of twelve illustrating the consecration of a new bishop. The bishop-elect kneels before the presiding bishop who anoints both his hands with holy oil. Another priest continues to hold a book of the Gospels open against the bishop-elect’s back.

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