Sunday, August 05, 2007

From the treasury: Pius X...

Ah, the old episcopal sandals! Here we can see the embroidered silk slippers worn over the buskins by the popes when singing a High Mass as well as the every-day pair of red sandals (on our left) the likes of which popes can wear for daily use.
When writing the popes just sign-off with these words: "Kissing the sacred slipper..."

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