Thursday, September 23, 2010

Awesome Color Photo...

... of Samuel Cardinal Stritch!

Thanks to reader Ed, who sent me the link!

Friday, September 17, 2010

Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Cathedral Canons of Aquino/Italy...

... apparently used to have some serious insigniae to go with their choir dress.


Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010


Two nice photos from Rouen, France. The first one shows the cathedral chapter. The second one shows Cardinal Sourrieu, archbishop of Rouen from 1882 to 1899. As you can tell, the photos are very old!

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Cardinals Spellman and Tisserant

A beautiful postcard showing Francis Cardinal Spellman (right) and Eugene Cardinal Tisserant. I don't know anything about the occasion.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Cardinal Muench

Two super-small photos of Aloisius Cardinal Muench. But you can't say "no" to color!

Monday, September 6, 2010

Cardinal Gibbons

James Cardinal Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore from 1877 to 1921, surrounded by dignitaries and an altar server who apparently enjoys the situation.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Cardinal Dougherty

A small but vivid photo of Dennis Cardinal Dougherty, Archbishop of Philadelphia from 1918 to 1951.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Cardinal Cicognani

Beautiful photo of Amleto Cicognani during his time as Apostolic Delegate to the USA, before he became a Cardinal.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Cardinal Marchetti-Selvaggiani

This photo of Francesco Cardinal Marchetti-Selvaggiani was taken from a newspaper with a camera, hence the little white horizontal stripe.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Cardinal Rampolla

Nice old photo of Mariano Cardinal Rampolla del Tindaro