Holy Orders

Priest Collar

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1536 Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate, and diaconate.

Episcopate

Presbyterate

Diaconate

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Ordination ceremony

Hierarchy

nuns, monks, priests, monsignors, bishops, cardinals, pope

Assistant to pope

He is a higher class priest and called Camerlengo.