Pope: indigenous people’s feathered headgear no sillier than Vatican hats

Pope Francis said tell me: what’s the difference between having feathers on your head and the three-peaked hat worn by certain officials in our dicasters?” he said to applause, referring to the three-pointed red birettas worn by cardinals.

Francis described how upset he became when he heard a snide comment about the feathered headdress worn by an indigenous man at mass on Sunday. Read more

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