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St. Stanislaus

St. Stanislaus of Szczepanów, Bishop and Martyr, patron saint of Poland (painting from XVI century).

In the library

Fritz Wagner – Cardinal with monks in the monastic library.


Michelangelo presents a  model of St. Peter’s Basilica to Pope Paul IV, wearing a Paschal choir dress, including a white camerino. The …


The painting made by Émile Jean-Horace depicting pope Pius VIII on the sedia gestatoria during a procession through the Vatican Basilica.


Jules Breton – Erecting a Calvary.


Pius IX proclaims the dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the fresco in the Hall of the Immaculate …


The author: Georges Croegaert.

Paul III

Portret papieża Pawła III pędzla Tycjana. A portrait of Pope Paul III by Titian.

Qui bibit…

Qui bibit, dormit; qui dormit, non peccat; qui non peccat, sanctus est; ergo: qui bibit, sanctus est.


Gyula Benczúr – Matthias receives the Papal Legates.

Corpus Domini

Ferdinando Cavalleri – Corpus Christi Procession with Pope Gregory XVI in the Vatican.

Card. Bentivoglio

Portrait of Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio (1579 – 1644) by Antoni van Dyck. Before he was nominated cardinal, he held a number of …

The procession of St. Gregory

An illumination of The very rich hours of the Duke de Berry (early 15th century) depicting the procession led by Pope St. …

Our Lady of the Thunder Candle

Our Lady of the Thunder Candle, a painting by Michele Andriolli presenting burning of the sign of the cross on the joist …

Clement XIV

A portrait of Clement XIV on a horse. The pope is depicted in the short garments, of course in white, with gloves …

Dignified gathering

Francesco Brunery painted a very dignified group of prelates, both secular and monastic ones; of course they all have their trains spread …