I am gratified to find that some other folks are now thinking through the Successor of Peter’s wardrobe when contributing to the blogosphere.
For example, over at the catty Whispers in the Loggia a piece was published (finally) about why Pope Benedict might have chosen to wear the stuff he wears: apparently, the Pope needs to be different from other bishops in the world. A very good insight…
… and one that was made here days ago. I posted this observation made by Msgr. Richard Schuler, pastor emeritus of St. Agnes in St. Paul last Saturday. Perhaps his comments are making the rounds, as they deserve.
In any event, it is nice to see some varied thought about the sartorial splendor of Sua Santita.
An honorable mention also for Shrine of the Holy Whapping which offers some young but respectful and sound commentary on the same subject. To them I tip my tricorno (and perhaps expand their vocabulary by one) for their efforts: