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SANDALS

Episcipal slippers with embroidered silk or velvet tops worm by popes, biships, and other prelates at solemn pontifical services. Sandals of leather are worn by monks, friars, and nuns, usually of the discalced orders, but also by other religious, according to their rule of life.

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

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