There is a country in Europe called Stato della Città del Vaticano or, in English, the State of the Vatican City. It’s a tiny country, but it’s a sovereign nation, known colloquially as Vatican City.
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The Vatican (officially called Vatican City State) is a landlocked country located in the city of Rome, Italy. It is an independent nation in every way that matters.
The “Holy See” refers to the central administration of the Catholic Church, based within Vatican City: the pope and the Roman curia. The term derives from the “see” as the “seat” (Latin sedes) of a bishop’s authority.
The Holy See (not the Vatican; the Vatican is just a place) is classified as an absolute elected monarchy. It is absolute because it shares power with nobody. There is no Congress or Parliament.
Perhaps. I’d be more likely to call it a theocratic democracy myself (if that’s even a thing) but it certainly has oligarchy characteristics too. Wikipedia I think is inaccurate calling it a theocratic monarchy or elective monarchy.
Vatican Athletics was launched in 10 January 2019 with 60 initial accredited members which includes Swiss Guards, nuns, priests, museum workers, and maintenance workers as well as two migrant Muslim Africans as honorary members.
A lot depends on what you mean by “the Vatican.” The annual budget of the Vatican city-state is published and generally available. It follows the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
According to the most recent legislation on the matter, the 2011 law promulgated by Pope Benedict XVI, you can only become a citizen either by law or by administrative decision.