M. d'Italinsky in Rome - 28 September, 1823

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, pages 215-216:

On the same afternoon of Sunday, 28th September, after the election had taken place, the new Pope was conveyed to St. Peter's, carried with the accustomed state, and actually seated on the High Altar, to be adored (that being the literal expression) by the higher clergy, during the singing of the 'Te Deum:' upon which extraordinary ceremony the remark of M. d'ltalinsky (the Russian Minister) was, ' Je suis schismatique. Je n'ai pas le droit de juger des affaires catholiques. Mais ce que me parait etrange, c'est que le Pape ait pose le seant la ou l'on place le Seigneur.' The emaciated and …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 215-216. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433774294838 accessed: 11 December, 2023

location of experience: Rome


M. d'Italinsky
Russian Minister, Politician

Listening to

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Te Deum
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by The Papal Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 September, 1823
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:38:15 +0100
Approved on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:11:50 +0100