[quote=thann]His shoes were definitely red, a very dark, fine read leather loafer. When my mom returned from Rome several years ago, where she had an audience with him, one of the first things she said was, “His shoes are RED!”
Here is a link to my mom’s group – you can see His Holiness’ red shoes pretty clearly. (My mom is the one in the red sweater.)
John Paul II and his red shoes
They’re as red as the red in the carpet! How blessed was your mother!