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Swiss Guard replaces metal helmets with 3D-printed plastic headgear

Swiss Guard replaces metal helmets with 3D-printed plastic headgear

| Carol Glatz | January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

While the Swiss Guard’s halberds and uniforms have remained largely unchanged over the centuries, its ceremonial helmets are now a product of 21st-century technology.

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Swiss Guard exhibit at Basilica captures behind-the-scenes view of Vatican’s soldiers

Swiss Guard exhibit at Basilica captures behind-the-scenes view of Vatican’s soldiers

| June 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

The exhibit includes uniforms and other objects “in order to show more about the tradition and commitment, their faith, their vocation — because for them it’s a real vocation in life,” its curator said.

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Devil, not invaders, biggest enemy at hand, pope tells Swiss Guard

Devil, not invaders, biggest enemy at hand, pope tells Swiss Guard

| Carol Glatz | May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Be ready with the spiritual weapon of faith because the biggest battle facing the Swiss Guard today is fighting the devil and worldly vices, Pope Francis told the guard’s members.

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