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And this is what Poland is, Page 6

Receiving of the biretta

The papal nuncio to Poland, fr Francesco Marmaggi, according to the pre-partitions privilege of Polish kings, restored by Pius XI for the presidents …

Presentation of the zucchetto

A photo taken in the Apostolic Nunciature in Warsaw after the ceremony of the presentation of the cardinal zucchetto, brought from Holy …

Prince archbishop

Prince Adam Stefan Sapieha, metropolitan archbishop of Krakow, in 1936.

Polish Jesuits

Polish Jesuits in Rome. The two standing on sides are in ferraiolos, and the three without beards are in coats called greca.


A solemn Requiem Mass with deacon and subdeacon in the Saint Mary’s Church in Cracow. In front of the altar, surrounded with …

Saint Mary’s Church

A Mass in the Archpresbyterial Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven in Cracow. In the picture one may see the largest …

Warsaw nuns

The Company of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul from Warsaw, 1915.

Before the consecration

A picture taken before the episcopal consecration of fr August Hlond S.D.B. (leaving  the carriage) conducted by card. Aleksander Kakowski, the Primate …

Abp. Wojtyla on the throne

The Metropolitan of Cracow, Archbishop Karol Wojtyła, sitting on the throne during the High Pontifical Mass celebrated on the day of the …