The extraterritorial rights of Vatican City extend to more than ten buildings (including the major basilicas and office buildings of various congregations of the Roman Curia) and to the papal villas at Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence of the Holy Father that is located fifteen miles southeast of the City of Rome.
The three city empire consists of Washington D.C., London, and Vatican City. London is the corporate center of the three city states and controls the world economically. Washington’s District of Columbia city state is in charge of the military, and the Vatican offers spiritual guidance.
- ALAN LAMONT
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.
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Jan 22, 2008 · VATICAN CITY - On Sunday, January 20, Eugenio Scalfari, patriarch of atheism and half-baked theology about Christianity, pontificated in the pages of La Repubblica on the La Sapienza episode with an article entitled "Devout atheists in the garden of the Pope".
Aug 06, 2020 · Bishop Barron is trying to rally his troops, the liberal Catholic media, to fight those he perceives as the enemy. That is behavior most unbecoming of a man in his position. anonymous August 7, 2020 at 5:11 pm - Reply. Kristin, you’re right that the snarky “rad trad” designation is inappropriate.