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Filipino Swiss Guards proof of ‘extensive missionary work of Filipinos,’ says...

The inclusion of Eviota among those protecting the pope is a testament to the wide-ranging missionary work of Filipinos

Filipino among newly sworn-in Vatican Swiss Guards

Eviota was a second lieutenant at the Swiss Army before he was admitted to the Swiss Guards in January 2022 to complete his basic training

Defending the pope: behind the Swiss Guards’ armor

The Swiss Guards, the world's oldest practicing army, was founded by Pope Julius II in 1506 and is famous for its blue, yellow and red striped uniform

3 Swiss Guards resign over Vatican vaccine mandate

The Pontifical Swiss Guard, charged with protecting the pope, has required all 135 guards to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Will the Swiss Guard allow women soldiers in the future?

To enter the Swiss Guard, a candidate must be a single Catholic male of Swiss nationality between the ages of 19 and 30

Four Vatican Swiss Guards test positive for COVID-19

The Vatican said all of those who had tested positive had mild symptoms and had been isolated

Swiss-Filipino lieutenant joins Vatican’s Swiss Guards

Vincent Lüthi is among 38 new recruits who took their oath of allegiance to Pope Francis in the Vatican early in October

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