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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 …

Abp. Hakim

Archieparch George Hakim, archbishop of Acre and later Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria and Jerusalem, during the celebration of the …

Rose cassock

A rose cardinal cassock with a train from the first half of the 18th century. Twice a year, on the third Sunday …

Princely wedding

A photo from the wedding of Henri d’Orléans, considered a Prince of France by the Orléanists, and duchess Maria Teresa of Württemberg …

Gray Eminence

Jean-Léon Gérôme – Gray eminence, 1873. The painting depicts a scene in which high-class laymen and clergy, including a cardinal in a cappa …

Chasuble from Kremsmünster

Rekwialny ornat z benedyktyńskiego opactwa Kremsmünster w Austrii z przedstawieniem na czarnym aksamicie Śmierci wspierającej się na kosie i mającej pod stopami …

Bp. Faveau C.M.

Bishop Paul-Albert Faveau from the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarites), titular bishop of Tamassos, the first Apostolic Vicar of Western Chekiang founded …

On St. Sebastian

Cardinal Schuster, archbishop of Milan, surrounded by the assistants during the pontifical High Mass celebrated on the day of the liturgical memorial …

Papal Requiem

Pius X assisting to the funeral Holy Mass coram Summo Pontifice celebrated in the Sistine Chapel on the occasion of the seventh …

Bp. Józef Pelczar

Józef Sebastian Pelczar, Bishop of Przemyśl in the years 1900 – 1924, in the winter choir dress. Please pay attention to an …

Amadeus de Bie O.Cist.

Gerardus Franciscus Amadeus de Bie O.Cist., Abbot of the monastery in Bornem in Belgium, and then the Abbot General of the Cistercian …

Moire

His Holiness Paul VI in the papal choir cassock of white moire silk and with a pectoral cross hung on a golden …

Neo-union

A Corpus Christi procession in the Catholic parish of the Byzantine-Slavonic rite in Kostomłoty. The bi-ritual parish priest of the Neo-union parish, …

Cross of Lothair

Processional crux gemmata (jewelled cross) from the treasury of the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary in Aachen, made before the year 1000. …

Papa

Pope Benedict XVI in a winter choir dress on the central balcony of the Basilica of St. Peter, called the Loggia of …

Imperial procession

Procession of Corpus Christi in Vienna, circa 1910. Emperor Franz Joseph is walking behind the canopy.

Lisbon

Procession of Corpus Christi in Lisbon, 1908. The Patriarch of Lisbon, Archbishop Antonio Mendes Bello, whose falda is supported by accompanying canons …