Then there is that picture of the Vatican at night with light hlazing from a solitary window—the window at which the Hole Father has been appearing so often since his doctor would not allow him to hold his dearly-loved public audiences the light which untold million.; pray must be the last that shall go out in the world.
1 here is a picture—seldom if ever published before—of the Pope blessing the pallia in the crypt of St. Peter's, a private ceremony at night. after the basilica has been closed. on the eve of the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul.
There are pictures of the Pope's coronation: of ceremonies surrounding the canonisation of St. Pius X; eeremonies at the Lateran; of the Holy Father preaching; of the Pope meeting Catholics from many lands; of the Holy Year; of beatification and canonisation ceremonies; of the last five Popes; of the present Pope as Papal Legate in Lourdes, Lisieux and Argentina.
The last-named shows His Holiness. then Cardinal Pacelli, kneeling before the Blessed Sacrament in the final open-air procession of the International Eucharistic Congress in Buenos Aires.
This picture of concentrated contemplation explains why, when someone asked him afterwards what he thought of the spectacle of the immense crowds. he expressed his gratitude at their presence but had to admit: "I am afraid I did not see them."