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In the photo one can see a beautiful set of vestments used during priestly ordination performed by Bishop Alfons de Galarreta on …

First Chinese bishops

Holy Father Pius XI, in the centre, in pontifical vestments with a spread train of his cassock, at the consecration during a …

Stephanus Cardinalis Wyszyński

Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński, metropolitan archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw and the Primate of Poland in the years 1948–1981; from 1953 cardinal priest …

Stanisławów

The clergy of Eastern Catholic rites, the Byzantine and Armenian ones, during the procession preceding the coronation of the miraculous image of …

Resurgent in the Midst of Crisis

[English translation coming soon] Jakiś czas temu do moich rąk trafiła książka Piotra Kwasniewskiego “Kryzys i odrodzenie. Tradycyjna liturgia łacińska a odnowa …

Corpus Christi in Lisbon

The procession of Corpus Christi leaving the Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, led by the Patriarch of Lisbon, José Sebastião Cardinal Neto …

Korčula

A Corpus Christi procession in Korčula, a city located on the island of the same name in the southern part of Dalmatia, …

Grand Master Chigi

His Most Eminent Highness Fra’ Ludovico Chigi della Rovere Albani Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint …

Ioannes Paulus II

In the early years of his pontificate, during the term of office of two Masters of Pontifical Ceremonies, Virgilio Noè (behind the …

In albis

His Holiness John XXIII in the Paschal choir dress, albeit incomplete. In the Easter Octave the Pope was dressed all in white: …

Altare Cathedrae Sancti Petri

The Altar of the Cathedral located in the apse of the Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican captured, presumably, in a …

Pietrowice Śląskie

Easter horse procession in Pietrowice Śląskie, 1984, photo by Krzysztof Niedenthal. The cavalcade sets off from the parish church of Saints Vitus, Modest …

Trappists from Kentucky

The singing of the Passion of the Lord according to St. Matthew on Sunday in Ramis Palmarum at the Abbey of Our …

Holy Nail

Cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, Archbishop of Milan, giving blessings with the reliquary of the Nail in 1938, probably on May 3, the …

Cross of Mathilda

Cross of Mathilda, a processional crux gemmata commissioned by Teofano, the abbess of the canoness’ monastery in Essen, in honor of her …

Oecumenismus sicut socialismus

On the website of Gość Niedzielny, a popular Catholic magazine, there has appeared an article of Marcin Jakimowicz with a telling title …

Benedictines from Krzeszów

Nuns from the Benedictine convent in Krzeszów during a choir prayer in the monastery chapel. In the centre, on a platform, you …

Consistory 1953

Pope Pius XII in the Throne Room of the Vatican Palace, surrounded by newly created cardinals after the ceremony of handing over …

Snowball fight

Roman clerics during the snowball fight held on St. Peter’s Square in the winter of 1958. As one may recognise from the …

Msgr. Scognamiglio Clá Dias

Monsignor João Scognamiglio Clá Dias, founder of the Heralds of the Gospel, an international association of the faithful of pontifical right, honorary …