Swiss guard

Collection by Simon Bell-Falcus

Simon Bell-Falcus
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Rome 2006

Zwitserse Garde bij de Prefettura Pontificia in het Vaticaan Guardia Svizzera Pontificia Swiss Guard at the Prefettura Pontificia in Vatican City.

  Rome, Swiss Guard, Sistine Chapel, Pope John, Theatre Costumes, Men In Uniform, Vatican City, Yesterday And Today, Roman Catholic

A little something to hold ya over...

... I will be MIA for a few days. Various forces are converging on our nation's capitol and duty calls. By "duty" I of course mean lots of Catholic nerdy

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ROME (March 9, 2013) - A Swiss Guard in uniform poses with some playful children outside St. Peter's. Scot Landry and George Martell of Pilot New Media and The Good Catholic Life radio program have journeyed to Rome during these historic days of the upcoming papal conclave to give a unique perspective on these events from a Boston Catholic's perspective. In addition to this Flickr page, you may also find our reports at and and…

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100 cosas sobre Roma que deberías saber

Es la ciudad de las siete colinas, el origen de todo este meollo y un auténtico portento arquitectónico, así es Roma, un escenario operístico hecho de historia, amor y piedra. Conocerla a fondo es tarea difícil, pero no imposible. Una ración triple de Rosellini, Fellini y Pasolini, gesticulación airada, este top 100 y bravo.

The Pope greets the 32 new Swiss guards - the Region Swiss Guard, Vatican Rome, Warriors, Knight, Bible, Faith, Photography, Travel, Christian Backgrounds

Il papa saluta le 32 nuove guardie svizzere

Le nuove reclute hanno giurato oggi in Vaticano. Papa Francesco: 'Un applauso a questo storico Corpo!' Il corpo cresce e si cercano nuovi aspiranti

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Photos: Swiss Guard

New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard stand at attention during the swearing in ceremony at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican May 6, 2008. The Swiss Guard, founded in 1506 and consisting of 100 volunteers who must be Swiss, Catholic, single, at least 174 centimetres tall and beardless, celebrate their 502nd anniversary this year. New recruits are sworn in every year on May 6, commemorating the date in which 147 Swiss soldiers died defending the Pope during an attack on Rome on…

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Gate of Heaven

(See Larger Pic, I really recommend you do so!) How terrible is this place! this is no other but the house of God, and the gate of heaven. Gen 28: 17 (See Larger Pic)

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Swiss Guards, Vatican City

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De WIKIPEDIA:"La Guardia Noble (italiano: Guardia Nobile) era una de las unidades de guardia de la Santa Sede. Fue creada por Pío VII en 1801 como regimiento de caballería pesada. En un principio, el regimiento tenía como principal tarea escoltar al Romano Pontífice y otros grandes Príncipes de la Iglesia, así como misiones a lo ancho de los Estados Pontificios a las órdenes del Papa. Una de sus primeros grandes misiones fue la escolta de Pío VII a París para la coronación de Napoléon…

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