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vatican swindle

Vatican

[vat-i-kuhn]
Vatican may refer to:

  • The Holy See, the central governing body of the Catholic Church, consisting of the Pope and the Roman Curia
  • The Roman Curia, the administrative apparatus of the Holy See
  • Vatican City, the sovereign state
  • Vatican Hill, a hill in Rome on the opposite side of the Tiber from the traditional seven hills of Rome
  • Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in Vatican City (sometimes referred to as the Vatican Palace)
  • St. Peter's Basilica, also known as the Vatican Basilica, the principal church within Vatican City

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