Millions of people pass by the catafalque bearing the body of Pope John XXIII in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City.
Vatican City Rome Italy Date:1963, June 6 Duration:3 min 8 sec Sound:Yes
Final honors for Pope John XXIII. A large number of people in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican City. People gather to pay their last respects to Pope John XXIII. The body of Pope John XXIII is borne from the the Papal apartments to St. Peter's Basilica. People and photographers try to capture photographs of the ceremony. A procession follows as pall bearers carry the body of the Pope on a bier. A nun joins her hands in prayer. The body is carried into the Basilica head first. The body is put on a catafalque on the main altar. People pass by the catafalque. Lit candles near the catafalque.
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