Monday, November 30, 2009

Cardinal Siri

Some readers keep asking for photos of Cardinal Siri, others send in photos of this still very popular prelate. To make things easier, I will put all my good pictures of Cardinal Siri into one posting, so you can enjoy them all at once without having to travel through the far sight's archives. Enjoy!

Saturday, November 28, 2009

John Charles McQuaid (1895-1973)

Thanks to reader Fintan, who sent in two photos of John Charles McQuaid, Archbishop of Dublin from 1940 to 1972.

With John Cardinal D'Alton

In procession

Speaking of Dublin: Don't forget that this diocese as well as the whole of Catholic Ireland needs our prayers in these days.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Cardinal Cerejeira

Thanks to Reader Carlos, who sent in these photos of Manuel Cardinal Gonçalves Cerejeira, Patriarch of Lisbon from 1929 to 1971.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Andreas Rohracher (part III)

It's been nine months since I promised to post more photos of Andreas Rohracher, Archbishop of Salzburg from 1943 to 1969. Better make good on that promise now...

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Mighty Mitres

From Montecassino:

The mitre on the right belonged to Leo X and it has more pearls than the ocean has drops.

Here's a close-up. Sorry for the flash, but without it you wouldn't see a thing.



Monday, November 16, 2009

José do Patrocínios Dias

Thanks to reader Carlos, who sent in a ton of photos of Losé do Patrocínio Dias, Bishop of Beja/Portugal from 1920 to 1965.

Thanks again, Carlos!