Protonotaries

Some articles on protonotaries:

Episcopal Sandals - Form and Use
... the rank of the prelate Cardinals, Bishops and Protonotaries "de numero participantium" used sandals with gold galloons and embroidery Protonotaries "suprannumerarii" used sandals with gold galloons ...
Msgr - Other Monsignori
... (the latter are now called diocesan administrators) are titular (not actual) Protonotaries durante munere, i.e ... As a result of this they were in some countries referred to as "black protonotaries." However, "Pontificalis domus" of Paul VI removed this position from the Pontifical Household, even though the title of "mo ... Prelates (45 of age and 15 of priesthood) and Protonotaries Apostolic Supernumerary (55 of age and 20 of priesthood) ...
Protonotary Apostolic - History
... In the Middle Ages the protonotaries were very high papal officials, and were often raised directly from this office to the cardinalate ... On 8 February 1838, Pope Gregory XVI re-established the college of real protonotaries with seven members called protonotarii de numero participantium, also known as numerary protonotaries, because they shared in the ... Since the sixteenth century the popes had also appointed honorary protonotaries, who enjoyed the same privileges as the seven real members of the college and titular protonotaries, who held a corresponding ...
Msgr - Ecclesiastical Dress
... Supernumerary Apostolic Protonotaries dress the same as Honorary Prelates ... Apostolic Protonotaries de numero (and other superior prelates of the offices of the Roman curia who are not bishops and who, as indicated above, may be addressed as Most Reverend Monsignor) have the same ...
Protonotary Apostolic - Present Practice
... classes are reduced to two Apostolic protonotaries de numero — who continue the work of the College of Protonotaries and still have certain duties with regard to papal documents they may be addressed formally as "Most ... Apostolic protonotaries supernumerary — The title is awarded to priests by the pope, however the title is purely honorary and is not attached to any duties in the Curia ... the supposed similarity between its plumage and the golden robes worn by protonotaries ...