Keepers of Faith

Swiss Guards
The old tin figures in the picture above show Swiss Guards. From the left:

Full metall jacket   Werlen coat of arms

Since 1506 the Vatican's Swiss Guard protect the Holy Father and ensure security
at the Apostolic Palace.

Soon on this screen: A short history of the Swissguard and their origin.


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