I don’t know if this signals the complete retirement of Pope John Paul II’s staff or not.
Mons. Marini in another nice surplice. You can kind of see the pontifical dalmatic.
Palm branches are'nt universl. Often, you will see other branches, such as olive.
Fancy Woven palms. I like these.
Cardinal deacons in the afore mentioned dalmatics. I'm not sure where the cope is from.
The deacons who sang the passion:
As I said, I think these are John XXIII's dalmatics:
I actually like the choral parts of the passion. The other parts, not so much. But I still loved it and want to hear the passion sung in my church.
More prelates (Cardinals and Bishops) In attendance In Choro: