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FSSPX

In the photo one can see a beautiful set of vestments used during priestly ordination performed by Bishop Alfons de Galarreta on …

First Chinese bishops

Holy Father Pius XI, in the centre, in pontifical vestments with a spread train of his cassock, at the consecration during a …

Corpus Christi in Lisbon

The procession of Corpus Christi leaving the Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, led by the Patriarch of Lisbon, José Sebastião Cardinal Neto …

Holy Nail

Cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, Archbishop of Milan, giving blessings with the reliquary of the Nail in 1938, probably on May 3, the …

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 …

Lisbon

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

Abp. Caruana

The solemn ingress of the first native Maltese and the last titular Archbishop of Rhodes, Maurus Caruana O.S.B., to his cathedral of …

Mighty Tisserant

Eugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent Cardinal Tisserant during a Pontifical High Mass celebrated at the altar of St. Peter Chair at the beginning of the conclave, …

Abp. Copello

Santiago Luis Copello, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Buenos Aires, in a mozzetta and manteletta.

In Fatima

Manuel Cardinal Gonçalves Cerejeira during a celebration of a Holy Mass at the Fatima Shrine. In the photo one may see a fanon, …

Dirigatur

Let my prayer, O Lord, come like incense before You; the lifting up of my hands, like the evening sacrifice. O Lord, …

Sicut cervus

The Archbishop of Florence, Agostino Cardinal Bausa, on his way to the the Baptistery of St. John located at the cathedral of …

Adoratio crucis

The Archbishop of Lima Juan Landázuri Ricketts adoring the cross during the liturgy of Good Friday. The calotte on his head is not …

In Sevilla

The procession on the Palm Sunday departing from the Our Lady Cathedrad in Seville with the participation of the Archbishop Eustaquio Cardinal …

Westminster

Francis Alphonsus Cardinal Bourne in front of the Westminster Cathedral doors during a Palm Sunday procession. The canons holding the tails of the …

De mozzetta

During the Second Vatican Council, by the decree of the Sacred Congregation of Rites from September 12, 1963, Pope Paul VI granted …

Dedication

The Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Francis Ragonesi, during the dedication of the monument of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the Cerro de los …

Dakar

Bp. Marcel-François Lefebvre from the Congregation of the Holy Spirit under the protection of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. From 1947 Vicar …

Mournfully

Cardinal Wyszynski during the Vacant See in the courtyard of the Apostolic Palace: purple color instead of red (except for a saturno) …