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On today, the Feast of St. Nicholas...

Jan Steen, The Feast of Saint Nicholas, c.1668

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The Virgin Blanca Or Smiling Madonna 
Toledo Cathedral 
Toledo, Spain

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The Nativity by Ghirlandaio

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The Wedding of Mary and Joseph, by an unknown artist

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I don't know who wrote this icon, but it's so sweet.

Batalla de Lepanto
Juan de Toledo, 1663-1665

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"Papal Mass being celebrated in the Sistine Chapel by Pope Pius X in 1908. This Mass commemorated the Golden Jubilee of the Pope's Ordination."

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"The famous photograph taken of Pope Pius addressing the Faithful
from the central loggia of S' Peter's on the occasion of the Definition
of the Dogma of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1950."

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"This magnificent Processional Cross in the Art Nouveau style
was made in France and presented to Pope Leo [XIII] in 1887 
to mark the Golden Jubilee of his Priestly Ordination."

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"Another historic moment in the Sistine Chapel:
Pope Benedict consecrating Monsignor Eugenio Pacelli bishop in 1917.
In 1939, Pacelli was elected as Pope Pius XII."

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