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Canonisation

The photo was taken during one of the three pleas to Holy Father John XXIII for including blessed Vincent Palotti among the …

Episcopal consecrations

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, to whom the blog we highly recommend is devoted, as a co-consecrator during episcopal consecrations in St. Peter’s Basilica …

Pius XI

Pius XI on the throne during a Mass coram Summo Pontifice in the Sistine Chapel. The pope participated in such Masses dressed …

Papal Midnight Mass

Holy Mass on Christmas night celebrated by Pius XII on the altar of the Confession of St. Peter in 1944. Allied soldiers …

Christmas

Pope Pius XII beginning reciting the Roman Canon during the Christmas Mass. The date of the celebration is confirmed by the statuette …

If you are a pope, look like a pope!

Pius XII on the the Benediction Loggia immediately after his coronation, which was made by ​​visible in the background Cardinal Protodeacon Camillo …

Public consistory

A public consistory in the Hall of Benediction in the Vatican Palace. On the pope Pius XI’s left hand, in a mantelletta, …

Ubi Petrus, ibi Ecclesia

Pius XI assists from the throne at the Divine Liturgy, celebrated to commemorate the 1600th anniversary of the Council of Nicaea on …