Holy See
The Holy See (Latin: Sancta Sedes; [ˈsaŋkta ˈsedes]) is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Bishop of Rome—the Pope. It is...
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President Trump meets pope at the Vatican
Pope Francis welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump to the Vatican May 24.
Vatican leaks scandal: Five people charged
The Vatican says it has charged five people, including two journalists, over a scandal that saw secret documents leaked to the media. The documents were cited in two books, by journalists Emiliano Fit...
10 Fascinating Facts About Pope Francis
Pope Francis has made an immediate impression on the world with his humble demeanor and openness. Here are 10 things you may not know about His Holiness...
Pope Francis approves new Vatican department to investigate bishops who cover up sexual abuse
Pope Francis has approved an unprecedented Vatican department to judge bishops accused of covering up or not preventing sexual abuse of minors, meeting a key demand by victims' groups. A statement sai...
Pope - Pope hosts hundreds of poor at Vatican luncheon
By John Thavis VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI hosted more than 350 poor people at a post-Christmas luncheon at the Vatican, an event that marked ...
History of the Papacy
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Vatican City
The Vatican is home to the most glorious church in all Christendom, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museum, which displays some of the greatest art of ...
Roman Curia
The Roman Curia is the administrative apparatus of the Holy See and the central governing body through which the Roman Pontiff conducts the business of the entire Catholic Church. It acts in his name ...
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Legal status of the Holy See
The legal status of the Holy See, both in state practice and according to the writing of modern legal scholars, is that of a full subject of public international law, with rights and duties analogous ...
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Foreign relations of the Holy See
The Holy See—as distinguished from the city-state of the Vatican City, over which the Holy See has "full ownership, exclusive dominion, and sovereign authority and jurisdiction", has long been recogni...
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Diplomatic missions of the Holy See
This is a list of diplomatic missions of the Holy See. Since the fifth century, long before the founding of the Vatican City State in 1929, papal envoys (now known as nuncios) have represented the Hol...
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Activities of the Holy See within the United Nations system
The Holy See and the United Nations deals with the status of the Holy See within the United Nations system and its activities at or through the United Nations. The Holy See is not a member of the Unit...
Multilateral foreign policy of the Holy See
The multilateral foreign policy of the Holy See is particularly active on some issues, such as human rights, disarmament, and economic and social development, which are dealt with in international for...
Multilateral foreign policy of the Holy See - Wikipedia
Apostolic Camera
The Apostolic Camera, or in Latin (Reverenda) Camera Apostolica or Apostolica Camera, is the central board of finance in the Papal administrative system, which at one time was of great importance in ...
Papal bull
A papal bull is a particular type of letters patent or charter issued by a Pope of the Catholic Church. It is named after the lead seal (bulla) that was appended to the end in order to authenticate it...
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List of people executed by the Holy See
This is a list of people executed in the Papal States under the government of the Popes or during the 1810-1819 decade of French rule. Although capital punishment in Vatican City was legal from 1929 t...
List of people executed by the Holy See - Wikipedia
History of the Papacy
The history of the papacy, the office held by the pope as head of the Catholic Church, spans from the time of Saint Peter to present day.During the Early Church, the bishops of Rome enjoyed no tempora...
History of the Papacy - Wikipedia
Papal Gentlemen
A Papal Gentleman, also called a Gentleman of His Holiness, is a lay attendant of the Pope and his papal household in Vatican City. Papal Gentlemen serve in the Apostolic Palace near St. Peter's Basil...
Papal States
The Papal States were territories in the Italian Peninsula under the sovereign direct rule of the pope, from the 700s until 1870. They were among the major states of Italy from roughly the eighth cent...
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List of popes
This chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio under the heading "I Sommi Pontefici Romani" (The Supreme Pontiffs of Rome), excluding those that are explicitly i...
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