Pope's wardrobe explained

Published On: Mar 12 2013 11:21:15 AM PDT

Have you ever wondered about the story behind Pope Benedict XVI's famous red shoes or why all cardinals wear caps that looks like yarmulkes? Find out what the pope wears and why.

Papal dress - Pope John Paul II with Mother Teresa
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Pectoral cross: A large cross suspended on a chain and worn over the chest. It is worn by popes, cardinals and bishops.


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