Thursday, March 08, 2007

Gangway!

Prelates with trains coming through...



Installation of Josef Stangl (right) as bishop of Würzburg in 1957. Next to him you see Josef Schreiber, archbishop of Bamberg and consecrator



Cardinal Mercier



Unknown bishop (front) and Cardinal Wendl processing through what looks like the Basilica in Mariazell, Austria



A Benedictine Abbot



Archbishop Kolb of Bamberg processing through the streets of war-torn Würzburg in 1948 on the occasion of the consecration of Julius Döpfner as new bishop of Würzburg



Some French cardinal

2 Comments:

Anonymous Castor (who else) said...

My friend,

As you can see by the pom-pom, it's not a Cardinal. Ergo, judging by the watered silk, it's a Papal legate (Apostolic Delegate, or (Inter-/Pro-) Nuncio). Judging by the build, it's Roncalli, which fits the France thing. Maybe Roncalli at Lourdes?

9:05 AM  
Blogger leo said...

You got me!
I didn't even pay attention to the pom-pom.

9:39 AM  

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