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Does anyone know why the Greek and Slavic practices for wearing a pectoral cross differ?
:Hello, again, Crash. I rolled back the page to the earlier version because it is more in the accepted style. You've asked some great questions. Check out [[Vestments]] for an explanation of who's wearing what. No pics yet, but that would be a great addition.
:Perhaps "pectoral cross" needs its own article, but it's a cross worn around the neck on a chain. It falls on the chest; thus, pectoral.
:The legend I've heard as to why all priests wear crosses in the Slavic tradition is that a Czar got tired of going up to deacons, mistaking them for priests, and asking for a blessing (deacons don't bless and when wearing exorassa—clerical street clothes—are indistinguishable from priests). I have no idea if this is true or not. —[[User:Dcndavid|{{User:Dcndavid/sig}}]] 10:09, 9 Jul 2005 (EDT)

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