The Holy See is viewed as analogous to a sovereign state, having a centralized government called the Roman Curia with the Secretary of State as its chief administrator and various departments essential to administration comparable to ministries and executive departments. It enters diplomatic relations with states, and has Vatican City as its sovereign territory.
What\'s in a Name? at the Vatican, a Debate on Inclusiveness
The Vatican responded Wednesday to criticism that the title of Pope Francis? upcoming encyclical on the post-COVID world is sexist, saying the document, ?Fratelli Tutti,? ("Brothers All") in no way ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:13:00 GMT
Vatican: Assisted suicide, euthanasia \'intrinsically evil\'
as well as new Vatican perspectives on palliative care, including for children. Catholic teaching holds that life must be defended from conception until its natural death. It insists that ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Sep 2020 17:00:00 GMT
What\'s in a name? At the Vatican, a debate on inclusiveness
Vatican encyclicals are the most authoritative form of papal teaching and they traditionally ... the Vatican would at least translate it in English as ?Brothers and sisters all.? ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:10:00 GMT