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Papal Requiem

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

Mandatum novum

John XXIII washing feet of the priests during the Mandatum ceremony in the Basilica of St. John on Lateran on Holy Thursday, …

Dominica II Passionis

Pope John XXIII carried on a portable throne during the procession on the Palm Sunday on April 7, 1963. His Holiness is …

Passion Sunday on Vatican

Pope Pius XII celebrating pontifical low Mass on the Passion Sunday of 1949 on the great altar of the Basilica of St. …

Consecration

Singing of the Litany to All Saints during the episcopal consecration of Mons. Pacelli conducted by His Holiness Benedict XV in the …

Corpus Christi

Pope John XXIII carried on the talamo during a procession of Corpus Christi.

Et benedictio Dei

Pope Pius XII giving the Urbi et Orbi blessing to the crowd gathered at St. Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday on March …

Bp. Hoenen

Father François Hoenen S.V.D., the Bishop of Kenge in the Congo, kissing the papal shoe during the ceremony of episcopal ordination conferred by pope …

Missa lecta

Pope Pius X during the prayers at the foot of the altar during a celebration of the recited Holy Mass at the …

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 …

Corpus Christi 1929

The papal procession departing from the Vatican Basilica on the Feast of Corpus Christi, A.D. 1929.

Pius XII

His Holiness Pius XII on the sedia gestatoria.

Alleluia

A solemn High Pontifical Mass celebrated by His Holiness John XXIII on Sunday of the Resurrection on the altar of the Confession …

Portantes

The procession on Palm Sunday in the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, March 22, 1964.

Opening

The opening of the Holy Door of the Vatican Basilica on the day of the beginning of the XXIII Jubilee Year, December …

Closure

Pope Pius XII is kneeling to lay the first of three gold bricks during the ceremony of closing of the Holy Door …

Pope Paul

His Holiness Pope Paul VI during the entrance procession on the day of his coronation.