The blog of a group of Filipino Catholics and their frank commentary on anything that affects their lives as a citizen of the Philippines and as a Roman Catholics.
I thought only Popes have the privilege of being buried red and gold vestments? Aren't cardinals suppose to still wear purple? Although plus points for the damask simplex miter
No. Popes and cardinals are buried in red vestments with a simple white damask miter. This is the right vesture for the body of a dead cardinal, as compared to Cardinal Sin's which was clothed in gold vestments.
Shouldn't he be wearing a pallium? I think he reigned his see long before becoming a Cardinal?