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SEDIA GESTATORIA

The ornamented chair serving as a portable papal throne, fastened to a small platform and carried on the shoulders of six men at solemn ceremonies in which the Pope officiates, especially in St. Peter's in Rome.

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

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