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Pius IX

Holy Father Pope Pius IX, surrounded by his prelates (in croccia), members of the Noble Guard (on the right) and a Papal …

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Nadur

Canons of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul during the procession on the feast of both of the Apostles, Nadur, Gozo …

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Carthusian nun

The Carthusian nuns have retained the privilege of the consecration of virgins, which they have inherited from the nuns of Prébayon. The …

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Tabarro

Holy Father John Paul II in the papal tabarro.

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Dedication

The Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Francis Ragonesi, during the dedication of the monument of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the Cerro de los …

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Epiphany

Pope Benedict XVI is kneeling at the faldstool of Leo XIII during the chant of the Litany of the Saints, Epiphany 2012.

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Gabon

Fr. Gilles Wach, the superior of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, along with an altar server in the church of Our …

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Coram Summo Pontifice

A Holy Mass coram Summo Pontifice celebrated on the altar of the Chair of St. Peter in the apse of the Vatican …

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In purple

The funeral of the Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal Emmanuel Suhard, June 1949. In the photo one can see cardinals in mourning choir dress.

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Fr. Czartoryski O.P.

Father Michał Czartoryski O.P. celebrating a Holy Mass during the Warsaw Uprising on the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on …

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Dakar

Archbishop Marcel-François Lefebvre in a summer cappa magna.

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Tiara of Benedict XVI

The tiara presented to Benedict XVI by a group of German Catholics in May 2011. It was made of a mixture of …

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Presenting the tiara

Presentation of the tiara, a gift of the faithful of the diocese of Milan, to Pope Pius XI. The Sistine Chapel, 1923.

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Toledo

Spanish canons in choir dress during the Corpus Christi procession, Toledo, 1951 [the source: Toledo Olvidado].

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Rest

Brother Martin, a Franciscan friar, at rest on the construction of water supply system leading to a Catholic college in East Midlands, …

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Pantheon

A Holy Mass celebrated in the Ambrosian rite in the Roman Pantheon, May 2, 2010.

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Coronation

Cardinal Aleksander Kakowski in the presence of the Metropolitan of Vilnius, Fr. Archbishop Romuald Jałbrzykowski (on the right with a crosier in …

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Mournfully

Cardinal Wyszynski during the Vacant See in the courtyard of the Apostolic Palace: purple color instead of red (except for a saturno) …