May 16, 2011
CNS photo | Paul Haring
New Swiss Guards
Swiss Guard recruits are seen during the swearing-in ceremony for 34 new recruits in the San Damaso Courtyard at the Vatican May 6.
New recruits are sworn in every May 6, commemorating the date in 1527 when 147 Swiss soldiers died defending the pope during an attack on Rome.
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