HERALDRY OF THE ANGLICAN PATRIARCHATE
of Arms of the Papa-Prince
of arms is of the Archfather surmounted by the Papal
Arms of the Papa-Prince of Rome
The greater arms represent the diverse spiritual and temporal
patrimony of the Patriarchate and Stato Pontificio. The red and
yellow stiped ombrellino to the left of the arms bearing the red
crosses of St. Stephen
issues from a
pile of three stones of the martyrdom of Stephen. The ombrellino to
the right bearing
crosses of Mary Immaculate issues from three white lilies. Together
these two ombrellini
See of St. Stephen and the Court of Saint Mary of Walsingham and thus
religious, ethnic, and cultural identity of the Apostolic See.
The motto seen
in the greater arms, "Honos Miniesterium Fides," translates
as "Honour, Service, & Loyalty. Its meaning is that honour,
which comes from God alone, must be coupled with humble service of
God in all things, which must be firmly grounded in loyalty to the
Faith of Christ.
anyone serveth me, he must follow me; and where I am, there will my
servant be also. If anyone serveth me, the Father will honour
him." (John 12:26)
Middle Arms of the Papa-Prince of Rome
Pontifical Eagle of the Papa-Prince of Rome
Shown on the Imperial Roman doppeladler (double-headed eagle).
Small Pontifical Eagle
of the Anglican Patriarchate
The arms of
the Archfather upon a double-headed eagle (representing spiritual and
of the Stato Pontificio
The arms are
surmounted by the papal insignia and surrounded by the augmentations of
the Order of
the Eagle of St. Stephen & Mary Immaculate and the Order of Christ.
(or Standard) of the Archfather
Gonfalon of the Apostolic See
A processional banner.
Gonfalon of the Governor-General
of the Apostolic See
processional banner consists of the arms of Trier and parts of both
of the two
shields of the
greater arms of the Apostolic See.