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Silks, trains and ermines, Page 5

Homage

The second homage paid to the new pope in the Sistine Chapel. Cardinals in cappa magna are followed by train-beares in mantellone. …

Kard. Ritter

Joseph cardinal Ritter, the archbishop of Indianapolis, Assistant at the Pontifical Throne.

Card. Bourne

Francis Cardinal Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, in pontifical vestments and with the spread train of the choir cassock. On the left, next to …

Card. Gibbons

Cardinal Gibbons in a winter cappa magna and a biretta with a pompon (which is weird – cardinals wear birettas without them). …

Bp Burton

George Burton, the fifth bishop of Clifton knew how to pose for a portrait  photo.

Pompons are so enjoyable

Netherlands, episcopal ordination. The minister of sacred ordiantion was cheerful bishop Bekkers, the ordinary of Hertogenbosch, in cappa magna on the photo. The …

St. Patrick

The dedication of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York on 5 October A.D. 1911, which was made by Archbishop John Joseph Huges …

Kard. Serédi

The Prince Primate of Hungary Jusztinián cardinal Serédi O.S.B. in winter cappa magna with ermine cape with tails.

Missa coram

Consecration during a solemn Mass which was celebrated from the faldstool by papal delegate abp. Godfrey in the Westminster cathedral in the …

Episcopal consecration

Episcopal consecration in the cathedral of St. Vibiana in Los Angeles, March 19, 1941. The newly consecrated bishop Joseph McGucken is sitting on …

A tail rolled up

On the right there is a monisgnor in a choir cassock with a train rolled up, on which he donned a rochet and …

Card. Mercier

Cardinal Désiré Mercier in a summer cappa magna, whose train, against the rules, is carried by two train-bearers in page’s attire.

Pacelli

Under the baldachin, assisted by honorary canons, there is papal nuncio Eugenio Pacelli in a summer cappa magna.

McIntyre and Spellman

Abp. McIntyre during enthronisation in the Los Angeles cathedral: the crosier is handed over to him by card. Spellman. Both of them …

The Spanish cappa magna

José Francisco Orozco y Jiménez, the archbishop of Guadalajara, in the Spanish cappa magna. He relentlessly defended the freedom of the Church …

Pentitential procession

Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini, surrounded with canons of the Milan cathedral, is carrying a cross. The penitential character of the procession, which …

Cute

Little girl taking a photo of cardinal Spellman (in the ferraiolo of watered silk).

Joyful cardinal

Card. Léger P.S.S. in a choir cassock – he did not do well during the Council but everyone looked good in pompons …