I received this excellent news via e-mail (edited):
When ___ and I were in Rome last February the guy at Gamarelli told us that they were busy making various things for the Pope. I asked him if they had any plans to make the white silk Mozzetta that the popes used to wear during the Easter Octave. To my surprise, he said that they had already made one for him, and that he should be wearing it that Easter. Unfortunately, the Pope didn’t wear it last year.
As you should (hopefully) be able to see below, the Holy Father wore the traditional white Mozzetta today after Mass! Whether it’s the one made by Gamarelli I don’t know, but who cares.
It’s another small step in the Benedictine Revolution, reminding us that the Church didn’t start in the mid-1960′s.
Well, folks, lookie here!
We will have to wait for the Wednesday audience to see if he switches to the green shoes, which if memory serves, was part of this custom. Maybe some of you know more about that.