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In albis

His Holiness John XXIII in the Paschal choir dress, albeit incomplete. In the Easter Octave the Pope was dressed all in white: …

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 …

Pietrowice Śląskie

Easter horse procession in Pietrowice Śląskie, 1984; photo by Krzysztof Niedenthal. The cavalcade sets off from the parish church of Saints Vitus, Modest …

Trappists from Kentucky

The chant of the Passion of the Lord according to St. Matthew on Sunday in Ramis Palmarum at the Abbey of Our …

Holy Nail

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

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 …

Oecumenismus sicut socialismus

On the website of Gość Niedzielny, a popular Catholic magazine, there has appeared an article of Marcin Jakimowicz with a telling title …

Benedictines from Krzeszów

Nuns from the Benedictine convent in Krzeszów during a choir prayer in the monastery chapel. In the centre, on a platform, you …

Consistory 1953

Pope Pius XII in the Throne Room of the Vatican Palace, surrounded by newly created cardinals after the ceremony of handing over …

Snowball fight

Roman clerics during the snowball fight held on St. Peter’s Square in the winter of 1958. As one may recognise from the …

Msgr. Scognamiglio Clá Dias

Monsignor João Scognamiglio Clá Dias, founder of the Heralds of the Gospel, an international association of the faithful of pontifical right, honorary …

Abp. Hakim

Archieparch George Hakim, archbishop of Acre and later Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria and Jerusalem, during the celebration of the …

Rose cassock

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

Princely wedding

A photo from the wedding of Henri d’Orléans, considered a Prince of France by the Orléanists, and duchess Maria Teresa of Württemberg …

Gray Eminence

Jean-Léon Gérôme – Gray eminence, 1873. The painting depicts a scene in which high-class laymen and clergy, including a cardinal in a cappa …

Third Silesian Uprising

Field Mass celebrated during the Third Silesian Uprising, 1921. In the background, one can see the armoured car Erhardt M1917, called by …

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 …

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 …

Papal Requiem

Pius X assisting to the funeral Holy Mass coram Summo Pontifice celebrated in the Sistine Chapel on the occasion of the seventh …

Bp. Józef Pelczar

Józef Sebastian Pelczar, Bishop of Przemyśl in the years 1900 – 1924, in the winter choir dress. Please pay attention to an …