Website Review: The Holy See

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This is the official Vatican web site. Available in German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese, the site features information on the Ponfiticates of the most recent Popes dating back to Leo XIII. There are separate sections covering the Secretariat of State, Congregations, Tribunals, Pontifical Councils, Synod of Bishops, Offices, Pontifical Commissions, Swiss Guard, Institutions connected with the Holy See, Labor Office of the Apostolic See, and Pontifical Academics. There is also a wealth of information on Catholicism in general. This is a comprehensive site worthy of a visit by every Catholic.

Review Ratings what do these ratings mean?

First Evaluated: 08/07/2001; Last Updated: 02/08/2014

  1. Fidelity: Excellent
  2. Resources: Excellent
  3. Useability: Excellent


  • Information on the Ponfiticates of the most recent Popes dating back to Leo XIII  Resources 
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church, Documents of Vatican II, Sacred Scripture, and the Code of Canon Law  Resources 
  • Vatican News Service  Resources 
  • Information on the Vatican City State, including visitor information  Resources 
  • Vatican Library and Secret Archives  Resources 
  • Vatican Museums  Resources 
  • Information on current Vatican events  Resources 
  • Search Engine  Useability 
  • Documents of the Roman Curia  Resources 


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