Vatican police celebrate feast day
CWN - September 29, 2011
The Vatican Gendarmerie celebrated its patronal feast on September 29, the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, with a ceremony in front of the offices of the Vatican city-state governorate.
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State; and Cardinal Giovanni Lajolo, the president of the Vatican governorate, attended the ceremony.
The Gendarmerie provides police services for the Vatican city-state, serving the Holy See in conjunction with the Swiss Guard, which has direct responsibility for the Pope’s security.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($26,049 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!