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Pius X on a bier

The body of Pius X resting on a catafalque in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament in St. Peter’s Basilica.

Venite omnes gentes

An American Indian kneels down to kiss the ring of Pope John XXIII during an audience of the Apache delegation at the …

Papal kick

If you want to kick a ball, do it in red shoes :)

The dinning room of Pius X

Unlike his predecessor, Pius X has been invariably dining in the company. He has been sitting at a separate table, which was …

Brazil

John Paul II in a papal saturno and tabarro during the pilgrimage to Brazil in 1980.

Good Pope

His Holiness John XXIII visits the young patients of the Hospital of the Infant Jesus in Rome on Christmas Day 1958. Interestingly, the …

Papal prayer

Holy Father John XXIII when praying the Rosary. We would like to draw your attention to the visible binding of the papal …

Ferrari

Pope John Paul II during his visit to Maranello in 1988.

Blessing of lambs

Lambs, decorated with flowers and ribbons (the first with a red and the latter with a white one) by Sisters of the Holy …

Pius X

The Week (in fact, Octave) of Prayers for the Unity of the Christians, with all indulgencies connected with it, was celebrated between …

John Paul II’s cape

John Paul II in a Roman cape with his coat of arms during a solemn service before the Salus Populi Romani painting …

Camerino of John XXIII

Camerino had been a popular winter headgear of the popes since the Middle Ages until the times of Benedict XIV who was …

Pius XII at work

As T. Breza relates in his book on the Vatican of the last years of Pius XII’s pontificate, the pope at work …

Francis’ ferula

Pope Francis with a new ferula during a Mass celebrated on the occasion of the All Saints’ Day.

Ioannes Paulus PP. II

A portrait photo of Holy Father John Paul II in a summer choir dress with the mozzetta with a cap and with a …