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Card. Schuster

Cardinal Schuster wearing a choir dress of watered silk and a galero with tassels.

Ave Crux

The Rector of the titular church of St. Cesareo in Palatio is presenting  the cross to cardinal Karol Wojtyła to kiss it, 18.02.1968.

Card. Pignatelli di Belmonte

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Gennaro Granito Pignatelli di Belmonte, at the Pontfical High Mass in front of the basilica in Lourdes during …

Card. Döpfner

Julius cardinal Döpfner in a solemn choir dress. The function of his familiaris is being fulfilled by a knight of the Equestrian Order …

Card Montini

Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Cardinal Montini in a winter cappa magna.

Abp. Hannan

Archbishop Michael Hannan, the Metropolitan of Halifax in Nova Scotia (Canada), in a winter cappa magna with ermine cape with tails and with …

Bp. Weskamm

Bishop Wilhelm Weskam, the bishop of the diocese of Berlin, on the day of his enthronement. For unknown reasons he is wearing a cappa magna …

Card. Sarto

Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto was born in the year of our Lord 1835 in Riese. He came from a poor, rural family. After …

Card. Newman

John Henry Cardinal Newman C.O. in a winter cappa magna.

Nuncio Pacelli

Archbishop Eugenio Pacelli as an Apostolic Nuncio during the celebration of the anniversary of the coronation of Pope Pius XI in Berlin.

Card. von Geissel

Johannes Cardinal von Geissel, the archbishop of Cologne, with a beautiful tri-corn hat.

Card. Cicognani

Amleto Cardinal Cicognani surrounded by his entourage: three familiares in ferraiolos holding prelate’s belongings (saturno with tabarro and mantelletta), a train-bearer in croccia …


Paul-Émile Cardinal Léger P.S.S. in cappa magna of moire silk during a speech [source: The Far Sight 2.0].

Card. Villeneuve

Jean Marie cardinal Villeneuve O.M.I., metropolitan archbishop of Quebec.


Luigi Barlassina, the Patriarch of Jerusalem, at the incensation of the gifts after the Offertory during the pontifical Mass celebrated on the …

Card. Spellman and Indians

Blue Corn, six year old Indian girl, kneels and kisses the ring of Francis cardinal Spellman in front of St.Patrick’s Cathedral in …

Bp. Moore

His Excellency bishop James Moore, ordinary of the Diocese of Ballarat in Australia in the years 1884 – 1904, in choir dress …

The Sacred Purple

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke. The picture was taken during his visit in the benedicitne Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine in St. …

Card. Siri

Giuseppe Cardinal Siri, the archbishop of Genoa, in solemn choir dress.