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Pasukan Penjaga Vatikan

Dibentuk khusus sebagai pasukan bayaran, Garda Swiss saat ini menjadi satu-satunya pasukan elit bayaran yang mengabdikan diri pada Vatikan.

Garda Swiss memiliki sejarah pembentukan yang panjang. 798 more words

Military

Pope Francis settles some questions

In a new interview for Argentine daily La Nación, Pope Francis settles some quite determined rumours. We’ve heard some already, from either the Holy Father or various level-headed commentators. 668 more words

Pope Benedict Xvi

Pope Francis versus the military - strike one for kindness?

I am reading lots of articles about the latest personnel change made by Pope Francis, although it really is the same text over and over. And it’s mostly rumour too… 479 more words

Pope Benedict Xvi

Pope Francis fires 'Teutonic' head of his own private army, the Swiss Guard

ROME — He has dismissed and demoted cardinals, bishops and the Vatican secretary of state, and now Pope Francis’s reformist zeal has claimed a new scalp – the head of his own private army, the Swiss Guard. 459 more words

News

Mercenary Armies

June 24, 2014

6 Legendary Mercenary Armies

By Evan Andrews

History.com

Going back to ancient history, some of the world’s most feared fighting forces were made up of freelance warriors who weren’t aligned with any particular nation or king. 1,445 more words

History

When history comes alive

The British Broadcasting Corporation have this uncanny knack of developing documentaries that leave an indelible mark on your psyche well after the last scenes. Two documentaries I watched this week definitely were in this league as this channel outdid itself in producing a couple of thought provoking pieces. 807 more words

Birth Of Israel Bbc

Swiss Guard

So I wasn’t educated on Swiss Guard etiquette and totally saluted back! I’m very excited for my papal audience tickets.

Brief reflection here.