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Friday, April 11, 2008
Pope Benedict XVI Wears Pascal Mozzetta

An excerpt from Wikipedia: The winter mozzetta and the Paschal mozzetta fell into disuse during the pontificate of John Paul II (1978-2005), but their use has been restored by Pope Benedict XVI. He wore the winter mozzetta during the papal station at the image of the Madonna near the Spanish Steps that traditionally marks the beginning of Rome's winter season, and he wears it on all the occasions in the winter season where this garment is appropriate. The white mozzetta was reintroduced during the Octave of Easter in 2008. This change between winter and summer garments is very practical, given the oppressive heat of the Roman summer.

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del_button December 29, 2013 at 2:59 AM
Gattorusso said...

here you can see this video with the Pope Benedict in white mozzetta

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