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

Dominica II Passionis

Pope John XXIII carried on a portable throne during the procession taking place in the Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican …

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 dressed in pontifical vestments and with a tiara on his head, standing on the step of the sedia gestatoria, …

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

Paul VI surrounded by his court during the procession on the Second Sunday of the Passion, called Palm Sunday, crossing the portico …

Opening

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

Filius datus est nobis

Pope Paul VI during the consecration of the chalice during the Christmas night Mass celebrated in the Sistine Chapel for the diplomatic …

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.