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"La Domenica del Corriere"_2

16th February 1958 - 100th anniversary of the first apparition of the Virgin Mary to Bernadette Soubirous in Lourdes (France).
Cover by Walter Molino.
18th November 1900 - Pope Leo XIII receives an 100-year-old woman.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
7th October 1945 - After the war, new pilgrimages in Lourdes (France).
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
From May 1945 to March 1946, La Domenica del Corriere was given the name La Domenica degli Italiani (The Sunday of Italians; see below).
3rd February 1946 - Pope Pius XII receives 50.000 Roman children in the Saint Peter's Basilica.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
24th August 1947 - Pope Pius XII, on holiday in the traditional Popes' summer mansion in Castel Gandolfo (near Rome), blesses a mother and her two children.
Cover by Walter Molino.
4th May 1952 - Every morning, when Pope Pius XII shaves his beard, a trained goldfinch sings for him!
Cover by Walter Molino.
20th May 1956 - The opening of a hospital whose building was promoted by Saint Pius (Padre Pio) of Pietrelcina.
Cover by Walter Molino.
20th January 1957 - Pope Pius XII receives French child-poetess Minou Drouet.
Cover by Walter Molino.
19th October 1958 - Pope Pius XII dies.
26th October 1958 - The Conclave in the Cappella Sistina (Sistine Chapel) for the election of the new Pope.
Cover by Walter Molino.
9th November 1958 - The new Pope, Ioannes XXIII.
Cover by Walter Molino.
2nd November 1958 - The first blessing of Pope Ioannes XXIII from the Saint Peter's Basilica.
Cover by Walter Molino.
11th January 1959 - Pope Ioannes XXIII receives the artists of Circo Orfei (Orfei Circus).
Cover by Walter Molino.
1st March 1959 - New U.S. helicopter Vertol 44 is shown to Pope Ioannes XXIII.
Cover by Walter Molino.
29th April 1959 - The coffin of Pope Saint Pius X (who died in 1914) is carried in Venice to fulfill his promise to this city: I'll come back dead or alive. Pope Saint Pius X was Patriarca of Venice, as Cardinal Sarto, from 1893 to 1903.
Cover by Walter Molino.
3rd May 1959 - Pope Ioannes XXIII receives Queen Mother Elizabeth and Princess Margaret.
Cover by Walter Molino.
20th December 1959 - Pope Ioannes XXIII receives U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower, his son John and his daughter-in-law Barbara.
Cover by Walter Molino.
15th September 1946 - The traditional religious procession in honour of Santa Rosa (Saint Rose) in Viterbo (Lazio, the central Italy region that includes Rome).
Cover by Walter Molino.
14th September 1958 - Scuba divers bring wreaths to Cristo degli Abissi (Christ of the Abyss) in the Baia di San Fruttuoso (San Fruttuoso Bay, off Genoa).
Cover by Walter Molino.

Selected covers of Italian weekly newsmagazine La Domenica del Corriere.

Catholic Church.

La Domenica del Corriere (The Sunday of the Corriere) was a weekly newsmagazine whose first issue was published on 8th January 1899. Its name was after the eminent Milan newspaper Corriere della Sera (The courier of the evening). La Domenica del Corriere was the most popular italian newsmagazine from its beginning to the 1960s.
Above: cover of the first issue, by Achille Beltrame, about a dramatic snow storm in Montenegro.

Achille Beltrame

Walter Molino

Italian graphics and painters Achille Beltrame (until the 1930s) and Walter Molino (from the late 1940s to the 1960s) were the most popular authors of covers for La Domenica del Corriere.

See also:

La Domenica del Corriere_1 (International Showbiz).

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