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 Benedict XVI in front of smoke
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Pallium: A white, circular piece of fabric draped over the neck with flaps hanging in the back and the front. It is worn while the pope celebrates Mass. This garment is unique to the pope.


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