Holy See
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌhəʊli ˈsiː/
Proper noun
  1. C en the episcopal jurisdiction of the Bishop of Rome, commonly known as the Pope. It is the preeminent see of the Catholic Church. It is also the sovereign entity headed by the Pope which governs the Vatican and represents the Catholic Church in temporal affairs.
Translations
  • French: Saint-Siège
  • German: Heiliger Stuhl
  • Italian: Santa Sede, Sede Apostolica
  • Portuguese: Santa Sé
  • Russian: Свято́й Престо́л
  • Spanish: Santa Sede



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