Monday, 18 February 2013

Benedict XVI : 3

Pope Benedict XVI vestments These photographs were taken at the Mass of the Rings in Saint Peter's, following Josef Ratzinger's creation as a Cardinal-priest in 1977 by Pope Paul VI.

The beautiful Four Evangelists mitre, usually worn by Pope Paul, is shewn in the photographs. At this time, Cardinal Ratzinger was Archbishop of Munich.

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Pope Benedict XVI vestments