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Pope Blesses French Pilgrims On Rome Visit
Thousands Attend Open Air Easter Services
Some of the more than 25,000 French pilgrims on a Holy Year visit to Rome are blessed by Pope Pius XII as he is carried through St. Peter's Cathedral on his portable throne.
Left: Trumpeter Doreen Jorgensen heralds the coming of Easter Mom as some 25,000 gather in the famous Hollywood Bowl for the religious services. Right: Sunrise Services on Mount Davidson, San Francisco, before an immense cross.
Giant Bible Printed By Hand
Light 130,000 Candles At Catholic Ceremony
Mother Cabrini Statue Placed In St. Peters
Gandhi’s Fast Brings Religious Peace
Models of French churches (right) Impressive scene in Pittsburgh's Forbes Field baseball park as an estimated 130,000 Catholic men hold lighted candles aloft to venerate the Blessed Sacrament. It was the greatest spectacle of Catholic faith in the city's history.
Minister J. Willard Morrow of Rosen Heights Church of Christ, Fort Worth, Texas, who is a 6-footer, is dwarfed beside the 1,094 pound Bible bought by the Church from Louis Waynai, Los Angeles minister who printed the 8,000 pages by hand in letters more than an inch high.
Workmen shown moving the 25-ton, 18-foot, pure marble statue of Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, first American to be canonized, into the world's largest Roman Catholic Church, St. Peter's in Rome, where it now stands in the Gallery of Saints.
Mohandus K. Gandhi, in loin cloth and shawl, squats before a microphone in New Delhi, India, to broadcast a prayer. He had started one of his famous fasts but it ended after 121 hours When the warring religious leaders of India agreed to peace terms.
Rome - Pope Pius XII blesses the faithful as he is carried in the Papal throne to the steps of St. Peter's Cathedral during huge Catholic demonstration. The Pope addressed crowd of 600,000 persons, about half of whom were members of the Catholic Action Association marking its 80th anniversary.
Thousands of worshipers attend the impressive Easter sunrise services held every year in the natural amphitheater which houses the Hollywood Bowl. The children, arms laden with calla lilies, provide a pleasing frame for this view of the non-denominational service.
Pope Pius XII Celebrates Jubilee Mass
Commemorating his 50th year as a priest, Pope Pius XII at altar, center, recites a special Mass before thousands of worshippers at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. It was before the same altar that the Pope recited his first Mass 50 years ago.
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Photos sent by wire and radio from Budapest show Cardinal Mindzenty of Hungary being tried by a Communist-controlled court for "crimes against the government: The prelate is alleged to have admitted that he sought aid from the Western powers to stop the Reds from ruling the country.