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CAPPA CHORALIS

A long black mantle that was worn in choir during the Divine Office by the clergy of cathedral churches and by many religious. It commonly had a hood attached. The cappa choralis is on occasion still worm by some men religious.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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