Wednesday, September 21, 2011

From the Vatican: Fresco of Pius IX Declaring Dogma of the Immaculate Conception

In the Borgia tower; seen is the definition and proclamation of the dogma on Dec. 8, 1854.

1 comment:

  1. I remember visiting this room in 1979, but not this painting.

    A little bit of trivia: guess who held the book that the pronouncement was read from? It was St. John Neumann of Philadelphia!