UPI – Miscellaneous

 

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Identifier

35160004242443

Creation Date

5-16-1972

Subject—Topics

Vatican City. Guardia svizzera pontificia

Description

Clutching the Papal flag, a new member of the Swiss Guards of the Vatican is sworn in at a ceremony in the St. Damascus Courtyard in the Vatican May 6th. The Swiss Guards of the Vatican, who wear orange, blue, and red uniformed designed by Michelangelo, were formed in 1506 by Pope Julius II. They form the Pope's personal guard. Members are recruited from the Roman Catholic Cantons of Switzerland.

Format

Black and White Photograph, 8" x 10"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

UPI, United Press International

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