INSIGNIA AND FLAG OF THE ANGLICAN PATRIARCHATE
& THE IMPERIAL ROMAN CHURCH

The papal insignia of the Imperial Roman Church, Gallo-Russo-Byzantine Catholicate, and the Anglican Patriarchate of Rome consists of a crossed key representing St. Peter and Saint Stephen with a sword representing St. Paul and St. Mark. Keys of the traditional emblem of St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles. Although a palm is more commonly used to represent Saint Stephen, the key is used in this case because the See of Saint Stephen is the Coadjutorship of Rome was successor to Pope Saint Leo X. The sword is the traditional symbol of St. Paul, also representing Rome. The sword is also one of the common symbols of St. Mark the Evangelist, representing the Anglo-Roman Province of Aquileia that is the Metropolitan See of the Anglo-Roman Papa. Together these symbols represent the spiritual and temporal sovereignty of the Holy Church. Over the key and sword is the tiara, the symbol of papal authority exercised by the Archfather over the jurisdiction of the Anglican Patriarchate.

 

INSIGNIA OF THE COURT OF ST. MARY OF WALSINGHAM

The insignia consists of a crossed key of St. Peter and Saint Stephen and the sword of St. Paul and St. Mark, the symbols of spiritual and temporal sovereignty, joined together with the pallium. Along both the key and sword is a sceptre of three lilies, the symbol of Our Lady of Walsingham, the Patroness of the Patriarchal Household (Court of Saint Mary of Walsingham). Over all this is the cardinalatial galero, representing the Major Patriarchal Basilica of Santa Maria Antiqua, and the umbraculum, a symbol of papal authority exercised by the Archfather over the jurisdiction of the Anglican Patriarcahte of Rome.

 

FLAGS OF THE STATO PONTIFICIO & PATRIARCHATE

The civil flag and the imperial flag of the Pontifical Roman State may be used by all the clergy, faithful, and offices of the Patriarchate. The imperial flag is a flag of union and confederation, representing all states, cultures, ethnicities, and spiritual jurisdictions within the Stato Pontificio Romano. The civil flag consists of the historic Roman and pontifical flag, two horizontal bands of red and yellow, with the Florentine-Roman papal insignia on the red half.


Imperial Flag of the Stato Pontificio Romano


Flag of the Pontifical Roman States


Military Flag of the Patriarchate
(Used by the Walsingham Guard)


Naval Ensign of the Patriarchate
(Used by the Walsingham Naval Guard)


Pennant of the Archfather
(Used on automobiles and in other similar circumstances
in place of the personal standard.)


Banner of Christus Omnipotens (When flown or carried, it precedes all
other flags. It may be used by official
jurisdictional entities of the Stato Pontificio Romano.


For additional flags used within the Patriarchate, please see here.

 

Use of the Insignia
Heraldry of the Patriarchal See

 

 

 

 

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