Swiss Guards are the Swiss soldiers who have served as guards at foreign
European courts ..... The Pontifical Swiss Guard has served the popes since the
16th century. ... come pure di dedicarmi a lo...
In fact as allies of Pope Julius II in 1512 they helped to shape Italy's destiny and
were ... Already in the 13th and 14th centuries, after the Swiss Cantons had
become ... as instructors for the French army and the King of Spain did the same.
Dec 4, 2014 ... New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard attended a ... of the Swiss Guard,
the small army that historically protects the pope, at the request ...
Dec 8, 2014 ... POPE FRANCIS HAS FIRED the commander of the Vatican's 500-year-old
security regiment — the Swiss Guard. ... While the Swiss Guard is history's best
known Vatican military unit, the regiment ... Did you enjoy this story?
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May 7, 2013 ... Pope's Army: New Swiss Guard recruits take their oath ... Every year, on May 6th,
new recruits of the world's smallest army take their oath and officially become part
of the Pope's defense corps. .... What does the Swiss Guard do during the Sede
Vacante? - Duration: ... Protectors of the pope - Duration: 1:46...
Mar 14, 2013 ... Swiss guards stand at the entrance of Pope Benedict XVI's summer ... more focus
shifted to the guards and their roles as protectors, and the ...
I'll come back to this one. Lets now look at the less well understood of the two
groups: The Pontifical Swiss Guards  (the ones who guard the Pope in Vatican
City and ... Special Forces: What training does the Swiss Guard of Vatican City go
Dec 5, 2014 ... Francis fired the uncompromising commander of his Swiss Guard. ... Is The Pope
Unprotected Now That He's Fired the Head of the Swiss Guards? .... teams, he
said he wanted them to be more than protectors of property.
Their equipment is modern, the Swiss guards are part of the Swiss army - the ...
Why do Italians not guard the Pope and why does he rely on the Swiss to guard
him? .... To become a Swiss guard you must be Swiss (or go to Switzerland and ...
Dec 3, 2014 ... Commander of the Swiss Guard Daniel Anrig and Pope Francis ... saying: “I had
an investigative police job to carry out, and that is what I did.”.