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Tota pulchra et pretiosa

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

Altare Cathedrae Sancti Petri

The Altar of the Cathedral located in the apse of the Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican captured, presumably, in a …

Cross of Mathilda

Cross of Mathilda, a processional crux gemmata commissioned by Teofano, the abbess of the canoness’ monastery in Essen, in honor of her …

Rose cassock

A rose cardinal cassock with a train from the first half of the 18th century. Twice a year, on the third Sunday …

Chasuble from Kremsmünster

Rekwialny ornat z benedyktyńskiego opactwa Kremsmünster w Austrii z przedstawieniem na czarnym aksamicie Śmierci wspierającej się na kosie i mającej pod stopami …

Cross of Lothair

Processional crux gemmata (jewelled cross) from the treasury of the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary in Aachen, made before the year 1000. …

Corona Christi

A crystal, gold-decorated reliquary of the Crown of Thorns, currently stored in the treasury of the Cathedral of the Notre-Dame in Paris; …

St. Deodatus

A relic of St. Deodatus, a martyr, Rheinau, Switzerland.

Reliquary from Offida

The reliquary from Offida (XIII century), containing the Host miraculously transformed into the bleeding Body of Christ and a fragment of the …

Lindau Gospels

The front cover of the Gospel Book from the end of the 9th century from the Benedictine Abbey of St. Gallen in …

Viking pontificals

The crosier of a narwhal tusk and the gold ring belonging to the Bishop of Gardar, the medieval Norman settlement in the …

Cathedra Petri

The Altar of the Chair of St. Peter located in the western apse of the Vatican Basilica. The bronze reliquary containing a …

In rose(s)

A Solemn High Mass celebrated by priests of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest at the Cathedral of St. Romulus …

Chasuble from Salzburg

A Medieval chasuble (11th century) from the Benedictine Archabbey of St. Peter in Salzburg. It is made of dark blue and black silk, …

Tiara of Benedict XVI

The tiara presented to Benedict XVI by a group of German Catholics in May 2011. It was made of a mixture of …

Choir

The choir of the Cathedral of Saint Mary in Toledo [the source of the image].

Monstrance from Lanciano

The silver reliquary from Lanciano containing in crystal containers the Body and Blood of Christ miraculously transformed during Holy Mass celebrated in …

Crosier from Jerusalem

An enamelled crosier from Jerusalem, crafted in Limoges in the middle of the 13th century.

First pope

The bronze statue of St. Peter from the Vatican Basilica in papal pontifical vestments.

Relics of the Passion

Relics of the Passion kept in the Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem in Rome. In the top row: a fragment …

Ulm book-covers

Covers of a lectionary and evangeliary from the Ulm cathedral, silver and parcel gilt, decorated with a high relief, ca. 1506. On the lectionary …