The red shoe tradition dates to 1566, according to NPR, \”when St. Pope Pius V, a White Dominican, decided to change the papal vestment from red to white.
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These shoes are also supplied by Gammarelli and are made of red leather. They have been worn by popes since the times of the Roman empire.