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Very Rare Silent Footage of the 1922 Papal Elections !!!

Aleteia - published on 03/08/13

Some very cool footage of the Papal Elections in 1922. Even though the film is silent it captures the energy and continuity of the Catholic Church.Semi-close of Cardinal Mercier, Vatican corridors on their way to the electoral chamber. Ground shots of Cardinals coming to and past camera. Eager and reverent crowds fill the vast square in front of St. Peter's to hear the results of the Papal ballot.

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