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2. Which of the following is not a requirement to be a member of the Pontifical Swiss Guard, the Pope’s personal bodyguards?

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Thousands of people attending the installment Mass of Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican in 2005.

Members of the Swiss Guard must be unmarried males

Members of the Swiss Guard must be at least 5 ft. 9 in. tall.

Members of the Swiss Guard must be fluent in Italian

Members of the Swiss Guard must have a professional degree or high school diploma

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