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Pontifical Swiss GuardThe Corps of the Pontifical Swiss Guard or Swiss Guard
Pontifical Swiss Guard.The Corps of the Pontifical Swiss Guard or Swiss Guard,Guardia Svizzera Pontificia,responsible for the safety of the Pope, including the security of the Apostolic Palace. It serves as the de facto military of Vatican City..Pope Benedict XVI arrives to celebrate a Mass in memory of the late Pope John Paul II on the second anniversary of his death, at St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, April 2, 2007. Roman Catholics marked the second anniversary of Pope John...