Pope Pius XII gives his Easter blessing in St. Peter's Rome.
The Pope Pius XI makes a public appearance on the balcony of the Vatican, Italy.
CU of Cardinal Pacelli (later Pope Pius XII).
Pope Pius XII and his Cardinals hold a public Consistory in St. Peter's Church. Italy.
Archive footage of Pope Pius XI is shown in celebration of his recovery from a heart attack.
American troops enter Rome, Pope addresses the crowd, soldiers clearing rubble.
A retrospective of the important events from 1922.
Last pictures of Pope Benedict XV in Rome.
Pope Paul VI given a rapturous welcome when he arrives to bless the new Abbey.
Stills of dead Pope lying in state and crowds of people outside Vatican.
Scenes surrounding the death of the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in 1939.
Pope Pius XI welcomes students to the Vatican, Rome, Italy.