Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Benedict XVI : Miscellany 4

A short series of miscellaneous photographs. At the beginning of a holiday in July 2009, Pope Benedict  had the misfortune to fall and break his wrist.  This would not ordinarily be the subject of a post, except  for two photographs, one being such a charming casual portrait of the Pope and the other sporting the famous beret.

As Cardinal Ratzinger, he would often be seen and photographed in Rome with the black beret; it was often wondered whether he would make the change to a white beret once he became Pope.  It seems he did...