Video: Election of Pope John XXIII

Photo of Pope John XXIII at his coronation.

With the recent election of Pope Francis, it’s been interesting to look back at some archival footage of other papal elections. This one, of Pope John XXIII in 1958 shows how some things change – the seating in the Sistine Chapel, the stove, the clothing of the laity – and some things stay remarkably the same.

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