A salary of €1,500 a month and other key figures about the Swiss Guard
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A salary of €1,500 a month and other key figures about the Swiss Guard

From height requirements to holiday leave, here is what you need to know about what is sometimes called "the world's smallest army".

Why Pope’s visit to Protestant heartland of Geneva is important

Why Pope’s visit to Protestant heartland of Geneva is important

Swiss guards to get new plastic hats made with 3D printer

Swiss guards to get new plastic hats made with 3D printer

Swiss spills beans about guarding the pope

Swiss spills beans about guarding the pope

Swiss Guard launches popes’ recipe book

Swiss Guard launches popes’ recipe book

UN calls on Vatican to account for child abuse

UN calls on Vatican to account for child abuse

Vatican riddled with gays: ex-Swiss Guard

Vatican riddled with gays: ex-Swiss Guard

‘Gay romance’ with Swiss soldier shocks Vatican

‘Gay romance’ with Swiss soldier shocks Vatican

Swiss medics to train Vatican guards in first aid

Swiss medics to train Vatican guards in first aid