Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Europe > United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham

Nuns leaving St Chads Cathedral, Birmingham after a special service for the Pope

Nuns leaving St Chads Cathedral, Birmingham after a special service for the Pope


Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Memory Lane Prints

Memory Lane Photo Prints and Wall Art

Nuns leaving St Chads Cathedral, Birmingham after a special service for the Pope

Nuns leaving St Chads Cathedral, Birmingham after a special service for the Pope Pius XII following the news of his death earlier in the week. 9th October 1958

Staff
Birmingham Post and Mail Archive
Mirrorpix
Birmingham
West Midlands
England

Media ID 21817432

© Mirrorpix

1958 Cathedral Catholic Fifties Nuns Serious Women Only Cornette Habits West Midlands


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Africa > Chad > Related Images

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Birmingham > Related Images

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Related Images

> Memory Lane Prints > Mirror > 1100to1199 > 01155


EDITORS COMMENTS
Nuns bid farewell to Pope Pius XII in a solemn procession outside St Chads Cathedral, Birmingham. This poignant photograph captures the deep sadness and reverence that filled the air on 9th October 1958, following the news of the Pope's passing earlier in the week. Clad in their traditional habits and cornettes, these devout women stand united as they pay their final respects to a beloved spiritual leader. The scene exudes an aura of somberness as each nun carries her own emotions while leaving the cathedral grounds. Their serious expressions reflect not only grief but also unwavering faith and dedication to their calling. The hats worn by some nuns add a touch of elegance amidst this profound moment. This image serves as a powerful reminder of both religious devotion and historical significance. It encapsulates an era when Catholicism played a central role in British society, particularly during moments like this when communities came together to mourn collectively. Located in England's West Midlands region, St Chads Cathedral stands tall as an emblematic symbol of Catholicism within Birmingham. Its grandeur provides a fitting backdrop for this heartfelt departure.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Two nuns crossing the road in Liverpool, Merseyside. Circa 1967
Two nuns crossing the road in Liverpool, Merseyside. Circa 1967
The Nuns Olympics. Left to Right Spike Milligan, David Cannon, Barbara Bremel
The Nuns Olympics. Left to Right Spike Milligan, David Cannon, Barbara Bremel
Sisters of Mercy looking after the homeless children of the East End of London
Sisters of Mercy looking after the homeless children of the East End of London
Nuns at School a school in Teesside. 1972
Nuns at School a school in Teesside. 1972
Sister Gabriel, chief coach, manager and trainer of the St Joseph
Sister Gabriel, chief coach, manager and trainer of the St Joseph
St Monicas Roman Catholic Church, being built at Fernhill Road, Bootle, Merseyside
St Monicas Roman Catholic Church, being built at Fernhill Road, Bootle, Merseyside
The Nuns Olympics. Left to right Barbara Bremel, Kevin Moran
The Nuns Olympics. Left to right Barbara Bremel, Kevin Moran
Clive Epstein, brother of The Beatles manager Brian Epstein
Clive Epstein, brother of The Beatles manager Brian Epstein
Sister Campion and Sister Gemma, students at Newnham College, University of Cambridge
Sister Campion and Sister Gemma, students at Newnham College, University of Cambridge
Nobby Stiles opens orphanage fete in Teeside, Middlesbrough
Nobby Stiles opens orphanage fete in Teeside, Middlesbrough
V1 Flying Bomb at East Lane, Walworth, 26th June 1944. Firemen
V1 Flying Bomb at East Lane, Walworth, 26th June 1944. Firemen
Nuns looking at a man on a motorbike, Watchfield Pop festival
Nuns looking at a man on a motorbike, Watchfield Pop festival

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guarantee




Collections


Chad Related Images
Chad Related Images
Browse 571 Prints
West Midlands Related Images
West Midlands Related Images
Browse 2,269 Prints
Birmingham Related Images
Birmingham Related Images
Browse 3,985 Prints
Birmingham
Birmingham
Browse 1,227 Prints
01155
01155
Browse 10 Prints