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Inside the Vatican during Pope Pius XII reign

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David Seymour His hand raised in blessing, His Holiness, Pius XII, is carried in his 'sedia gestatoria' through the Sala Ducale on the anniversary of his coronation as Pope. Vatican City. 1949. © David Seymour | Magnum Photos
David Seymour On the sunny side of the Via della Conciliazione,

the San Pietro café with tables outside for tourists to lunch, drink St. Peter's beer. © David Seymour | Magnum Photos
David Seymour ITALY. 1949. The Vatican. Pope Paul VI when he was still His Excellency, the Most Reverend Giovanni MONTINI. At that time Montini was Pope Pius most trusted collaborator and had just been appointed (...)