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  • Description

    Title reads: "Creations of Cardinals".

    Rome, Italy.

    Good shot of St Peter's Cathedral looking over bridge across River Tiber. Various shots of cathedral taken from different angled.

    Interior shots of St Peter's Cathedral. The Pope (Pius XII) carried down aisle on a chair ("the Sedia Gestatoria"). He blesses the congregation as he passes. We see the Pope sit on his throne, he is attended by members of the Sacred College. Old Cardinals are led up to kiss the Pope's ring and slipper. He receives the Vatican lawyers in black robes; they make a plea for the canonisation of four new saints. The 32 new Cardinals then pay their respects to the pope, including Cardinal Aganian of Armenia and Cardinal Griffin of Westminster. Background to the ceremony is provided by the Swiss, Palatine guards and Papal guards in traditional dress. We hear sound of choir singing in Latin. The pope leaves the cathedral, natural sound of people shouting "Viva Pope".

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45031
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1376.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:52:00 / 01:07:12:00
    Canister:
    46/17
    Sort Number:
    46/017
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    HEAVEN Amen Hitler
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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