#249 – Papal Zouaves, Part I

In 1860, faced with threats of Italian nationalism, the Pope appealed for help. Thousands of Catholics traveled to Rome to protect Pius IX and to give their lives for their faith.

Links:
The Vatican Rifles

The Pope’s Legion: The Multinational Fighting Force that Defended the Vatican by Charles A. Coulombe

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