Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Pope wearing the white mozetta or shoulder cape.
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
wearing the simple white cassock without the white mozetta.
It was announced today,
that after his retirement
the Holy Father will wear a simple white cassock
without the mozetta (the shoulder cape).
He will not wear the red papal shoes.
His official address will be:
"His Holiness Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus"
"His Holiness Benedict XVI Pontiff Emeritus"
not "Bishop Ereritus of Rome".