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=== Eastern Christianity ===
[[File:Crosier.jpeg|thumb|Eastern Orthodox tau-shaped crosier belonging to St. [[Dimitry of Rostov]] ([[Rostov]] museum)]]
 
[[File:Russian bishops staff.jpg|thumb|left|Russian Orthodox bishop's crosier, 16th century]]
 
In [[Eastern Christianity]] ([[Oriental Orthodox]]y, [[Eastern Orthodox]]y and [[Eastern Catholic]]ism), bishops use a similar pastoral staff. When a bishop is [[consecration|consecrated]], the crosier ({{lang-el|italic=yes|paterissa}}, [[Church Slavonic|Slavonic]]: ''pósokh'') is presented to him by the chief consecrator following the dismissal at the [[Divine Liturgy]].