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Silks, trains and ermines

Fr. Zavoral O.Praem.

Fr. Metoděj Jan Nepomuk Zavoral (1862 – 1942) in choir dress with a mozzetta made of white watered silk. From 1906, the …

Canon Thiébaux

Father Georges Thiébaux (1880-1961), honorary canon of the Nancy cathedral, in a winter choir dress with a chapter cross on a ribbon …

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 …

Stephanus Cardinalis Wyszyński

Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński, metropolitan archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw and the Primate of Poland in the years 1948–1981; from 1953 cardinal priest …

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 …

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 …

Moire

His Holiness Paul VI in the papal choir cassock of white moire silk and with a pectoral cross hung on a golden …

Hooded

Card. Schuster with a hood of the cappa magna on his head, which, together with the cross carried by him, indicates the …

F.J. Sheen

Auxiliary bishop of New York and titular bishop of Caesariana, Fulton John Sheen in a ferraiolo [author: Yousuf Karsh]. The attire he …

Card. McCloskey

John Cardinal McCloskey, the Archbishop of New York, in choir dress with a spread train of his cassock.

Card. Ilundáin

The Metropolitan of Seville, Archbishop Eustaquio Ilundáin y Esteban, in a cappa magna during the Corpus Christi procession in 1923. One of …

Te ergo qaesumus

Cardinals in the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament during the signing of the Te Deum laudamus during the consistory in the Vatican …

Paris

Święcenia kapłańskie w katedrze NMP w Paryżu. Na stopniach tymczasowego ołtarza klęczy asysta wraz z kardynałem Janem Verdierem, którego tren sutanny chórowej …

At St. Helen’s

A canon of the Collegiate Basilica of St. Helen in Birkirkara (Malta) with a hood of the cappa put on the head …

Card. Hayes

Patrick Joseph Cardinal Hayes, the Archbishop of New York, leaving St. Patrick’s Cathedral after a Mass on Palm Sunday, 1933. Despite the …

Card. Cushing

Archbishop Richard James Cushing, the Archbishop of Boston, in the winter cappa magna.

Consistory 1914

Reading the words of the oath by the cardinal electors during the consistory on May 25, 1914, the Sistine Chapel. Among the …

In purple

The funeral of the Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal Emmanuel Suhard, June 1949. In the photo one can see cardinals in mourning choir dress.

Dakar

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