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 Paul II's death Monday with vigils in his native Poland and a ceremony earlier in Rome to seal shut - with red ribbons and wax - documents on the pope's life that are vital to making him a saint..

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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 Paul II's death Monday with vigils in his native Poland and a ceremony earlier in Rome to seal shut - with red ribbons and wax - documents on the pope's life that are vital to making him a saint..

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Source: Spaziani
Date 4 Apr 2006
Location: State of the Vatican City
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State of the Vatican City
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Città del Vaticano
Pontifical Swiss Guard
Swiss Guard
Guardia Svizzera
Pontifical Swiss Guard
Guardia Svizzera Pontificia
St. Peter Basilica at the Vatican
Basilica Vaticana
Saint Peter's Square
Piazza San Pietro
Stefano Spaziani