Prefect-General is the senior civil official of the Anglican
Patriarchate (Pontifical States) and is considered a member of the
Supreme Government. The office may be held by a clerical prelate or
by a member of the laity, whether male or female. The Prefect-General
holds the honour of Senator of Florence, an office dating to ancient
Florence and Tuscany.
Prefect-General is appointed by His Holiness and Eminence the
Florentine Archfather. The role of the office is to organise and lead
the administrative functions of the Patriarchal Curia of St. Stephen.
The complete organisation of the Stephenian Curia is provided in this organisational
of the Prefect-General, whether a prelate or laity, consists of a red
cassock with red fascia and gold tassel, a yellow mantellone, and a
white ermine fur mozzetta with red band at the bottom. If a prelate
and so-entitled, the rochet is worn during liturgical functions. A
black cap with gold cord and tassels is worn by a lay
Prefect-General, and the regular biretta according to rank is worn by