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For the first time since 1870, a sovereign Pontiff left the Vatican... News Photo1929,20th Century Style,Adult,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Awning,Black And White,Ceremony,Conflict,Consumerism,Day,Event,History,Horizontal,International Landmark,Land,Large Group Of People,Leaving,Majestic,Men,Outdoors,Parade,People,Photograph,Photography,Pope,Pope Pius XI,Rome - Italy,Royal Person,Social Issues,St. Peter's Square,State of the Vatican City,Time Of Day,UK,Vatican,Waiting,WarPhotographer Collection: SSPL SSPL/Planet News ArchiveUNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 25: For the first time since 1870, a sovereign Pontiff left the Vatican precincts, when Pope Pius XI left the Vatican and came into St.Peter's Square, Rome, to take possession of the territory ceded to him by the recent Lateran Treaties, which have been signed between Signor Mussolini and the Pope. A crowd of three hundred thousand people watched the procession in St.Peter's Square and the surrounding streets.' (Photo by Planet News Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)