Allied campaign in Italy during World War II. Allied troops and equipment advance on a road to Rome. Various street signs on the way read Rome. A map of Italy. Deserted streets of Rome as the Nazis withdraw. Allied troops enter Rome and civilians celebrate their liberation. Newspaper headlines about the liberation of Rome. Pope Pius XII addresses a large gathering from a balcony in the Vatican City. People pray. People gathered around dead soldiers. A soldier removes his gear and helmet as he enters a church. A church bell rings.
Liberation of Rome by the Allies during World War II. Allied soldiers in jeeps drive on the streets of Rome. U.S. Army General Mark Clark leads a convoy of Allied soldiers. The jeeps pass under a bridge. Swiss Guards in the Vatican City. General Mark Clark with a bishop as he visits the Vatican City. Civilians gathered on a street. King Victor Emmanuel Monument in the background. Civilians run on a street. People cheer and wave.
Pope Paul VI presides over Ordination ceremony of 16 new priests at Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, Rome. New priests ordained.
U.S. President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy visit Rome, Italy after attending the Economic Summit in France. President Reagan and Nancy exit a car in Rome. They meet Pope John Paul II in Vatican city. President Ronald Reagan and the Pope each give short speeches. Later, the President visits Italy's presidential palace and Italian President Sandro Pertini.
United States sailors visit St Peter's Square and the City of Vatican, Rome. People walk at St Peter's Square in Vatican City, Rome. People walk around a fountain at St Peter's Square.
Cardinals gather as Pope Paul VI elevates 24 new Cardinals at Vatican's Sistine Chapel in Rome, Italy. Ceremony goes on. Crowd and officials gather to see the ceremony. Pope stands in between the Cardinals. The new Princess of the Church includes four Americans: Francis John Cardinal Brennan, Dean of the Sacred Roman Rota; John Patrick. Cardinal Cody (Chicago); John Cardinal Kroll (Philadelphia); and Patrick Cardinal O'Boyle (Washington, DC).