Tiara mediolańska

Giving the tiara

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



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



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



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



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



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

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Fr. Ratzinger

Father Joseph Ratzinger during the prayers at the foot of the altar when he celebrated a Mass in the mountains near the …


Pius PP. IX

His Holiness Pope Pius IX (Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti) in a winter choir dress.

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Second Council of Lyon

Saint Bonaventure in front of Gregory X, from whose papal robes there is protruding his Franciscan habit, during the Second Council of Lyon, by …

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Card. Ricketts

Juan Cardinal Landázuri Ricketts in the Franciscan choir dress on the day of his cardinatial creation in the Apostolic Palace in the …



The choir of the Cathedral of Saint Mary in Toledo [the source of the image].

¡Hala Madrid!

Clerics from the Madrid Conciliary Seminary during the football game, 1959.

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In green

Holy Mass for the opening of the Synod of Bishops and proclamation of St. John of Ávila and St. Hildegard of Bingen …



Altar bys along with the priests of the church of St. Joseph in Troy, New York.


Monstrance from Lanciano

The silver reliquary from Lanciano, containing in crystal containers the Body and Blood of Christ, miraculously transformed during Holy Mass.

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Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński preaching  a sermon during a Corpus Christi procession in Warsaw. In the photo there is clearly visible the sleeve …

Corpus Christi Pius XI

Corpus Christi 1929

Tha Papal procession on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi depart from the Vatican Basilica, A.D. 1929.


Card. Bégin

Louis Nazaire Cardinal Bégin, Archbishop of Québec, Cardinal Priest of the church of Sts. Vitalis, Valeris, Gervase and Protase.

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Chanoine Le Goff

François Marie Le Goff, honorary canon of the Saint-Étienne Cathedral in Saint-Brieuc and the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Coutances.


Impositio manuum

A Bishop imposing his hands on a head of a deacon while conferring priestly ordination, 50s of the 20th century.