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(in the Roman Catholic Church) a High Mass celebrated by a cardinal or bishop.
- ‘Personally, a modification of the Pontifical Mass with the addition of the Greek elements and other rubrics would be welcome and happily received.’
- ‘The pontifical Mass (solemn Mass of a bishop) is less elaborate, although besides deacons, subdeacons, thurifers (incense bearers), and acolytes, the bishop is also assisted by his familia (family)/’
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