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HOLY YEAR ENDS

Holy Year Ends (1951)

In Vatican, the Pope seals Holy Door to mark the end of the Holy Year.

POPE'S BLESSING - GOOD SHOTS VATICAN

Pope's Blessing - Good Shots Vatican (1931)

Pope Pius XI gives blessing in sound while we see views...

POPE PIUS II DEAD - SCENES IN ROME 1939 aka POPE PIUS XI DEAD

Pope Pius II Dead - Scenes In Rome 1939 AKA Pope Pius Xi Dead (1939)

Scenes surrounding the...

POPE'S FIRST APPEARANCE AFTER ILLNESS

Pope's First Appearance After Illness (1953)

Pope Pius XII makes speech from Vatican, his first...

IL PAPA IN PIAZZA SAN PIETRO THE POPE'S EASTER BLESSING

Il Papa In Piazza San Pietro The Pope's Easter Blessing (1953)

Pope Pius XII gives his Easter...

POPE BLESSING CROWD

Pope Blessing Crowd (1946)

Pope Pius XII blesses crowds gathered outside the Vatican. Italy.

PILGRIMS VISIT POPE

Pilgrims Visit Pope (1948)

Pilgrims visit Pope Pius XII at Castel Gondolfo. Italy.

HOLY YEAR

Holy Year (1950)

Pope Pius XII makes speech calling for peace. Italy.

POPE BLESSES ITALIAN SCOUTS

Pope Blesses Italian Scouts (1946)

Pope Pius XII blesses Scouts and Scout Leaders.

ST. PETERS

St. Peters (1951)

Various Shots of Monuments in Rome

POPE PIUS XII RETROSPECTIVE

Pope Pius Xii Retrospective (1950-1959)

Library compilation of material about the life of Pope Pius XII.

GONDOLIERS IN AUDIENCE WITH THE POPE

Gondoliers In Audience With The Pope (1959)

Gondoliers pay a visit to the Vatican to have an...

POPE INNOCENT XI BEATIFIED IN VATICAN

Pope Innocent Xi Beatified In Vatican (1956)

Pope Pius XII presides over service in St. Peter's...

POPE PIUS X11 DIES AT HIS SUMMER RESIDENCE

Pope Pius X11 Dies At His Summer Residence (1958)

Good atmospheric scenes outside the Pope Pius...

POPE BLESSES ROMANS AND THEIR VEHICLES

Pope Blesses Romans And Their Vehicles (1960)

Pope John XXIII blesses Roman drivers and their...

POPE JOHN JOINS RELIGIOUS PROCESSION TO OPEN LENT

Pope John Joins Religious Procession To Open Lent (1960)

Pope John XXIII in religious procession...

CARDINAL TARDINI'S FUNERAL

Cardinal Tardini's Funeral (1961)

Rome holds the funeral of Domenico Tardini. Good quality throughout

DR. ADENAUER'S AUDIENCE WITH POPE PAUL BEFORE RETIREMENT

Dr. Adenauer's Audience With Pope Paul Before Retirement (1963)

Pope Paul gives audience to Dr....

POPE PAUL'S FIRST DAY IN ST. PETER'S

Pope Paul's First Day In St. Peter's (1963)

Pope Paul VI performing religious ceremony in St....

ECUMENICAL COUNCIL MEETS IN ROME

Ecumenical Council Meets In Rome (1964)

Pope Paul VI undertakes ceremony in which a prelate faints...

POPE PAUL CONSECRATES NEW ABBEY AT MONTE CASSINO

Pope Paul Consecrates New Abbey At Monte Cassino (1964)

Pope Paul VI given a rapturous welcome...

COUNCIL OF CARDINALS ACCEPT POPE PAUL

Council Of Cardinals Accept Pope Paul (1964)

Council of Cardinals at the robing of Pope Paul VI, and...

 THE POPE

The Pope (1930-1939)

Pope Pius XI with other Roman Catholic clerics in a room with banks of electronic...

POPE SPEAKS TO CATHOLIC ACTION DELEGATES

Pope Speaks To Catholic Action Delegates (1947)

Cuts from newsreel 47/75 - POPE SPEAKS.

POPE PAUL WITH CARDINAL HEENAN

Pope Paul With Cardinal Heenan (1971)

Pope talks with members of congregation including Cardinal...

POPE IN GENEVA - FIRST ROMAN CATHOLIC LEADER TO VISIT FOR FOUR CENTURIES

Pope In Geneva - First Roman Catholic Leader To Visit For Four Centuries (1969)

Pope Paul VI...

THE GARDENS OF THE POPE

The Gardens Of The Pope (1935)

A look at the beautiful gardens of the Pope's summer palace, Castel...

POPE BLESSES EASTER CROWD

Pope Blesses Easter Crowd (1952)

300,000 gather before St. Peters for Easter message.

Selected Originals - POPE BLESSES EASTER CROWD

Selected Originals - Pope Blesses Easter Crowd (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Pope...

Selected Originals - POPE BLESSES EASTER CROWD

Selected Originals - Pope Blesses Easter Crowd (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Pope...

Pope John Paul II Dies

Pope John Paul II Dies (2005)

HIS HOLINESS THE POPE aka HIS HOLYNESS THE POPE

His Holiness The Pope AKA His Holyness The Pope (1933)

Pope Pius XI meets Marconi at opening of...

CULMINATION OF HOLY YEAR

Culmination Of Holy Year (1933)

Pope Pius XI gives blessing from balcony in Rome.

THE PATHE GAZETTE aka THE POPE

The Pathe Gazette AKA The Pope (1931)

Pope Pius XI gives blessing in sound while we see views around...

POPE'S PRESENT TO THE QUEEN OF ITALY

Pope's Present To The Queen Of Italy (1937)

Queen Elena of Italy receives golden rose from the Pope...

US TRIBUTE TO POPE PIUS XI

Us Tribute To Pope Pius Xi (1939)

America pays tribute to Pope Pius XI at Cathrick University in...

MOSAIC MASTERPIECES

Mosaic Masterpieces (1928)

Lovely film of men at work in the mosaic studio of the Vatican.

THE KING AND QUEEN OF ITALY

The King And Queen Of Italy (1929)

King Victor Emmanuel visits Pope Pius XI ending feud between Church...

CARDINAL PACELLI ELECTED POPE

Cardinal Pacelli Elected Pope (1939)

Footage of the election of the new Pope, Rome, Italy.

CORONATION OF THE POPE

Coronation Of The Pope (1939)

Footage of the coronation of Pope Pius XII at St. Peter's Cathedral,...

VATICAN CITY aka POPES EASTER BLESSING

Vatican City AKA Popes Easter Blessing (1939)

Pope Pius XII gives Easter prayers at the Vatican.

DUBLIN'S CITY FLAG

Dublin's City Flag (1922)

Dublin City flag flies at half mast in memory of Pope Benedict XV who died...

NEW POPE ELECTED

New Pope Elected (1922)

Footage of Cardinal Bourne and Logue posing for the camera, Rome Italy.

IRISH VATICAN PILGRIMAGE

Irish Vatican Pilgrimage (1925)

President Cosgrave of Ireland takes 800 pilgrims for an audience with...

500,000 ATTEND GERMANY'S CATHOLIC DAY

500,000 Attend Germany's Catholic Day (1949)

German Catholics hear recorded speech by the Pope in...

POPE RECEIVES WORLD'S YOUTH

Pope Receives World's Youth (1948)

Young Catholics marching through Rome and receive Pope's blessing.

HER CHILD CROWNED SAINT

Her Child Crowned Saint (1950)

Canonization of Maria Goretti, an 11 year old girl, stabbed to death in...

POPE BLESSES 4,000 SICK

Pope Blesses 4,000 Sick (1959)

Pope John XXIII blesses the sick and injured at St Peter's Basilica in...

POPE JOHN CROWNED

Pope John Crowned (1958)

Pope John XXIII is crowned with massive ceremony in Rome.

WOMEN FERRY ON THAMES

Women Ferry On Thames (1936)

Miss Violet Pope is the only woman ferry operator on the Thames. She rows...