Friday, August 3, 2012

Vatican ~ Philippines 1962

 Visit to the State of Vatican by
President Diosdado Macapagal & First Lady Evangelina Macapagal
hosted by Pope John XXIII
July 9, 1962

(Video Credit -CinecittaLuce)

welcome ceremony

Pres Macapagal is welcomed by Pope John XXIII

Pres Macapagal is wearing the Collar of the Order of Pius IX (Ordine di Pio IX)
 of the Holy See

Macapagal family with Pope John XXIII,
extreme right is daugther Gloria (later also president)

Knight with Collar, Order of Pius IX 
Cavaliere di collare, Ordine di Pio IX
conferred to Pres.Macapagal by Pope John XXIII

His Holiness Pope John XXIII
Pontiff of the Holy See
 1958 to 1963

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