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Clerics' Vestments on Display at Pope's Service

Fr. Mark Frances of the Clerics of Saint Viator is in charge of the ornate vestments worn by the hierarchy of the Catholic Church. He tells Renee Montagne about the history and meaning of the various colored skullcaps and staffs.

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