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Today Is the 14 Year Anniversary of Saint Pope John Paul II’s Death

ROME – Today marks the fourteenth anniversary of the death of Saint Pope John Paul II, who passed away on April 2, 2005. John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope since the 15th century, and his pontificate was the second longest in the history of the Catholic Church. He led the Catholic Church for …

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Vatican Swiss Guards Are Now Wearing 3D Printed Helmets

VATICAN – Since 1914, the Vatican’s Swiss Guard soldiers have worn a uniform inspired by Renaissance-era artwork — heavy metal helmets included. This year, they’re changing their traditional metal helmets for 3D printed headgear. The uniform change is a relief to the Swiss Guards, who wore the helmets outside in the sun. The metal helmets …

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