Now, just so those of you who aren't in the know, don't go thinking B16 went all Santa for the holidays, have you ever heard of a Camauro? That would be the natty hat that B16 is sporting in this Reuters News Service picture (Vatican December 21, 2005. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico)
This is an old traditional papal garment. It hasn't been worn in a while, but I must say he looks resplendent in it.
What do you suppose we will be seeing next? I for one can't wait to find out.
Thanks to Rocco at Whispers in the Loggia for the heads up, pardon the pun on this one.