High ranking Roman Catholic prelates appear in St. Peter's Basilica, Sept. 29, 1963 as an "ocean" of mitres photographed slightly overhead during the solemn opening ceremony of the second session of the Economical Council, Sept. 29, 1963, in Vatican City. (AP Phooto)

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High ranking Roman Catholic prelates appear in St. Peter's Basilica, Sept. 29, 1963 as an "ocean" of mitres photographed slightly overhead during the solemn opening ceremony of the second session of the Economical Council, Sept. 29, 1963, in Vatican City. (AP Phooto)