Recently, a number of terrorist threats have been directed at the Vatican and the city of Rome. So, can the Vatican protect itself? How powerful is the Vatican?
ISIS vow to take over Rome and ‘throw homosexuals off of your leaning tower of PIZZA’
“Hapless Islamic State militants have vowed online to take over Rome – and ‘throw homosexuals off the leaning tower of pizza.'”
Vatican City State
“Vatican City State was founded following the signing of the Lateran Pacts between the Holy See and Italy on February 11th 1929.”
Church or State? The Holy See at the United Nations
“The Roman Catholic Church is uniquely positioned to influence international deliberation on a wide range of issues, including population, family planning, and women’s rights.”
U.S. Relations With the Holy See
“The Holy See is the universal government of the Catholic Church and operates from Vatican City State, a sovereign, independent territory.”
Why Does Everyone Love Pope Francis?
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