History UsefulNotes / VaticanCity

17th Oct '15 7:12:11 PM nombretomado
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* The central story ''Film/TheGodfather Part III'' gravitates around a struggle between the TheMafia and the Vatican bankers, with ThePope (a reformist man) caught in the middle. Many scenes take place in the city.
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* The central story ''Film/TheGodfather Part III'' gravitates around a struggle between the TheMafia and the Vatican bankers, with ThePope UsefulNotes/ThePope (a reformist man) caught in the middle. Many scenes take place in the city.
19th Aug '15 5:14:35 PM Prfnoff
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UsefulNotes/ThePope, of which the Vatican is his primary residence, is the head of state, as well as the ruler of the Holy See, that is, the government of the Church whose influence extends far outside the city's walls.
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UsefulNotes/ThePope, of which the Vatican is his primary residence, is the head of state, as well as the ruler of the Holy See, that is, the government of the Church whose influence extends far outside the city's walls. walls. The state itself has a number of exclaves outside the city's walls, including Castel Gandolfo, the Pope's summer residence 25 kilometers to the southeast of Rome.
8th Feb '15 10:50:12 AM erforce
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* ''AngelsAndDemons'', where someone begins a series of ritual murders in the city. [[spoiler:...well, Rome actually.]] * ''{{Hellsing}}'': the manga features an attack on the Vatican by a New Age cult, and later includes a cameo of Pope John Paul II (yes, they actually refers to him directly as Papa Joannes Paulus Secundus, lawsuits be damned) authorizing a crusade to reconquer England.
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* ''AngelsAndDemons'', ''Literature/AngelsAndDemons'', where someone begins a series of ritual murders in the city. [[spoiler:...well, Rome actually.]] * ''{{Hellsing}}'': ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'': the manga features an attack on the Vatican by a New Age cult, and later includes a cameo of Pope John Paul II (yes, they actually refers to him directly as Papa Joannes Paulus Secundus, lawsuits be damned) authorizing a crusade to reconquer England.

* ''Film/MissionImpossible 3'' * Burgled by BruceWillis in the SoBadItsGood ''Film/HudsonHawk''. * ''TheTudors'' * ''TheBorgias'' * ''The Scarlet and the Black''
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* ''Film/MissionImpossible 3'' * %%* ''Film/MissionImpossibleIII'' %%* Burgled by BruceWillis in the SoBadItsGood ''Film/HudsonHawk''. * %%* ''TheTudors'' * %%* ''TheBorgias'' * %%* ''The Scarlet and the Black''
18th Nov '14 5:15:35 AM Patachou
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* The Vatican's mentioned as a minor background character in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia,'' primarily as an aging (and apparently grumpy) priest who's at odds with both Italies. And who has a grudge with England (see HenryVIII).
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* The Vatican's mentioned as a minor background character in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia,'' primarily as an aging (and apparently grumpy) priest who's at odds with both Italies. And who has a grudge with England (see HenryVIII).UsefulNotes/HenryVIII).
18th Aug '14 7:06:20 AM RA0808
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* Some early events of ''Literature/TheGenesisCode'' take place in the offices of the Vatican's bureaucracy.
19th May '14 2:24:33 PM Prfnoff
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Vatican City, officially known as Vatican City State ('''Italian:''' ''Stato della Cittą del Vaticano''), is is the world's smallest country, a sovereign city-state located entirely within UsefulNotes/{{Rome}}. Created by the Lateran Treaties of 1929, it had a previous, and far more powerful incarnation - the PapalStates. It is perhaps the only currently existing RealLife example of TheTheocracy. ThePope, of which the Vatican is his primary residence, is the head of state, but is also the ruler of the Holy See, that is, the government of the Church whose influence extends far outside the city's walls.
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Vatican City, officially known as Vatican City State ('''Italian:''' ''Stato della Cittą del Vaticano''), is is the world's smallest country, a sovereign city-state located almost entirely within UsefulNotes/{{Rome}}. Created by the Lateran Treaties of 1929, it had a previous, and far more powerful incarnation - the PapalStates. It is perhaps the only currently existing RealLife example of TheTheocracy. ThePope, TheTheocracy. It is also unique in the modern world in having Latin as its official language, though its newspaper, ''L'Osservatore Romano'', is published primarily in Italian. UsefulNotes/ThePope, of which the Vatican is his primary residence, is the head of state, but is also as well as the ruler of the Holy See, that is, the government of the Church whose influence extends far outside the city's walls.
15th Apr '14 5:54:08 AM Achaemenid
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Nowadays, the city-state mainly serves as the administrative capital of Catholicism and a ''major'' religious tourist destination. In an example of the perfidy of statistics, it has the world's highest per-capita crime rate, of 1.5 crimes per capita.[[hottip:*:Pickpockets from the rest of Rome are very active in the crowded St Peter's Square, and the Vatican has a tiny resident population - leading to the statistical oddity.]]
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Nowadays, the city-state mainly serves as the administrative capital of Catholicism and a ''major'' religious tourist destination. In an example of the perfidy of statistics, it has the world's highest per-capita crime rate, of 1.5 crimes per capita.[[hottip:*:Pickpockets [[hottip:*: Pickpockets from the rest of Rome are very active in the crowded St Peter's Square, and the Vatican has a tiny resident population - leading to the statistical oddity.]]
15th Apr '14 5:53:37 AM Achaemenid
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->''"[[IncrediblyLamePun If you hack the Vatican's servers, are you tampering in God's domain?]]"'' -->--'''Aaron Allston'''
15th Apr '14 5:52:01 AM Achaemenid
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Nowadays, the city-state mainly serves as the administrative capital of Catholicism and a ''major'' religious tourist destination. In an example of the perfidy of statistics, it has the world's highest per-capita crime rate, of 1.5 crimes per capita.[[hottip:Explanation:Pickpockets from the rest of Rome are very active in the crowded St Peter's Square, and the Vatican has a tiny resident population - leading to the statistical oddity.]]
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Nowadays, the city-state mainly serves as the administrative capital of Catholicism and a ''major'' religious tourist destination. In an example of the perfidy of statistics, it has the world's highest per-capita crime rate, of 1.5 crimes per capita.[[hottip:Explanation:Pickpockets [[hottip:*:Pickpockets from the rest of Rome are very active in the crowded St Peter's Square, and the Vatican has a tiny resident population - leading to the statistical oddity.]]
15th Apr '14 5:51:42 AM Achaemenid
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Nowadays, the city-state mainly serves as the administrative capital of Catholicism and a ''major'' religious tourist destination.
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Nowadays, the city-state mainly serves as the administrative capital of Catholicism and a ''major'' religious tourist destination. destination. In an example of the perfidy of statistics, it has the world's highest per-capita crime rate, of 1.5 crimes per capita.[[hottip:Explanation:Pickpockets from the rest of Rome are very active in the crowded St Peter's Square, and the Vatican has a tiny resident population - leading to the statistical oddity.]]
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