Articles on this issue "Swiss Guard"
A leading Catholic intellectual has released a new book on the Vatican\'s fabled Swiss Guard. \"The Pope\'s Army: Five Hundred Years of the Papal Swiss Guard,\" a popular narrative of the …read more
Benedict XVI gave tribute to the Swiss Guards 500 years after Pope Julius II welcomed and blessed the first contingent. Today after praying the Angelus with the thousands who gathered in St. …read more
The Swiss Guards are preparing to celebrate their 500th anniversary, with special remembrances of the men of this security corps who died in service to the Pope. The commander of the Pope\'s …read more
The Swiss Guards promote a model of "convinced and convincing" Christian life, said Benedict XVI when greeting the security force. On the occasion of swearing in 31 new recruits, the Holy …read more
John Paul II has more than one guardian angel watching over him, according to the author of a book on the Pope's bodyguards. Entitled "The Pope's Guardian Angels," published by Utet, the book …read more