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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Ring of the Fisherman

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A gold ring placed by the cardinal camerlengo on the finger of a newly-elected pope. It represents Saint Peter, fishing, with the name of the reigning pope around it. The earliest mention of it is in a letter of Pope Clement IV written in 1265 to his nephew Peter Grossi.

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Entry for 'Ring of the Fisherman'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/r/ring-of-the-fisherman.html. 1910.

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