Re: Re: reorganisation and destruction of irish catholic churches

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Montecassino

Here we have a beautiful example of a 17th century throne canopy with its hangings. Albeit damaged by the bombing of the monastery, it survived and was restored in time for Paul VI to use it for the consecratio of the rebuilt church in 1964. It was used by the present Pope during his recent visit to Montecassino:

The first photograph shows the canopy being prepared though the throne itself has not been covered in its colours:

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