A magnificent assemblage of buildings at Rome, near the church of St. Peter, including the pope's palace, a museum, a library, a famous chapel, etc.
Congregation A Vatican body which is responsible for an important area in the life of the Church, such as worship and sacraments, the clergy, and saints' causes.
The Papal State and administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church.
the residence of the Catholic Pope in the Vatican City
the papal state within Rome established in 1929
The central authority for the Catholic Church; the authority and government of the pope. " Vatican" also refers to the residence of the pope in Vatican City.
From the Latin Vaticanus Mons, "Vatican Hill" -- the papal palace and its buildings, including St. Peter's Basilica, in Vatican City, Rome: a 108-acre, independent papal state constituted in 1929 as a Roman enclave (population cerca 1,000); generally, the papal government or authority; either of the Roman Catholic Ecumenical Councils held in St. Peter's Basilica in 1869-70 (Vatican I) or 1962-65 (Vatican II).
(noun) The papal (of or relating to a pope or to the Roman Catholic Church) headquarters in Rome.
An independent state within Rome, Italy. It is the residence of the Pope and the administrative centre of the Roman Catholic Church.
To dream of the vatican, signifies unexpected favors will fall within your grasp. You will form the acquaintance of distinguished people, if you see royal personages speaking to the Pope.