Thursday, November 09, 2006

Papal Winter Wear


The Holy Father wore a thick white sweater underneath his cassock during his recent Wednesday audience.

One papal finery is the Mozetta which is the red velvet half-cape with fur trim worn on special occasions.

Last year, to protect himself from the winter cold, the Holy Father did a triple whammie by wearing the camauro, the white overcoat and the red cape.


Blogger Denice Hanley, DPM, M.Div. said...

Hear, hear for the Petrine office and tradition.

I love when Pope Benedict takes an occasion to dress up in some papal finery.

Viva il Papa!

7:01 AM  
Blogger 4HisChurch said...

He really needs to wear the mozetta and the camauro at the same time.

2:13 PM  
Blogger Carmel said...

I love those pictures, i'm glad he is keeping warm. I always like the camauro pics too.

3:13 PM  

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