Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Celso Benigno Luigi Cardinal Costantini (1876-1958)

Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia in 1921

Titular Archbishop of Theodosiopolis in Arcadia in 1922

Apostolic Delegate to China from 1922 to 1935

Secretary of the Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith from 1935 to 1953

Elevated to the cardinalate in 1953

Apostolic Chancellor from 1954 to 1958

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Lourdes 1914...

... The Eucharistic Congress

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Fancis Cardinal McIntyre (1886 - 1979)

Archbishop of Los Angeles from 1948 to 1970

The man in the middle really doesn't need an introduction but I am not so sure with the bishop on the left. I know the face and I am sure one of my trusted readers also knows the name.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

A Benedictine Abbot...

... from the Monastery of Einsiedeln, Switzerland.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Maurice Roy (1905 - 1985)

A picture of the Archbishop of Quebec before he became a cardinal. Vivid cappa!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Norman Cardinal Gilroy (1896 - 1977)

Archbishop of Sydney from 1940 to 1971.

He won the "Australian of the year"-award in 1970! Imagine that today! A catholic bishop winning that award and not a feminist, vegan, homosexual or muslim!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

A tiny but nice photo...

... of Thomas Cardinal Tien.