The Holy See


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Noun1.The Holy See - the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Rome, Roma - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
Citta del Vaticano, Vatican City - the capital of the State of the Vatican City
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The European Union will continue, with a view to promote peace, stability and security, to deepen and expand the dialogue with the Holy See both bilaterally and in multilateral fora such as the UN.
The sides expressed their satisfaction with the development of relations between Azerbaijan and the Holy See.
FIVE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN indicted for allegedly leaking confidential financial documents belonging to the Holy See and the Vatican City State, Reuters reported in November.
The Holy See is the universal government of the Catholic Church and operates from Vatican City State, a sovereign, independent territory.
Amman, May 23 (Petra) Pope Francis on Saturday named Jordanian bishop Ghaleb Bader as Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan, the first envoy of the Holy See of Jordanian descent.
1) Using the privileges afforded by its status as a Non-member Permanent Observer, the Holy See has emerged as an engaged, influential and strategic actor at the historically secular United Nations (UN).
The Holy See was questioned over its failure to comply with the Convention on Rights of the Child, and faced allegations that many more children had been abused because the Church had protected paedophile priests at the expense of victims.
The pontiff has assembled a panel of experts who will study child protection measures, a spokesman for the Holy See said.
Shih said Ma will not take the opportunity to address the issue, as the Holy See "fully understands" that the long and strong relationship between the Vatican and Taiwan is based on such common values as justice, love for humanity and freedom, especially religious freedom.
Many Vatican watchers are sceptical that a butler could have acted totally alone and suggest he may have been forced to take the blame in order to shield bigger players inside the Holy See.
Balestrero said the position of the Holy See remains in accordance to the main agreement signed between the Vatican and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
These days, religion-related apps made by outsiders are the bane of the Holy See.