swiss guards have a website

The Swiss Guards, the police force that provide for the security of the Vatican and the Pope, have a very informative website.
The Swiss Guard, inside Church circles at least, are most famous for the protection of Pope Clement VII on May 6, 1527. Of the 189 Swiss Guards, only 42 survived that day. The Spanish troops stormed Rome and the Swiss Guards protected the Pope, allowing him to escape via secret passage to Castel Sant’Angelo, which is now most known to be the Pope’s summer residence.
The website has some issues and some pages do not load correctly, but it is very interesting nevertheless.






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