The U.S. embassy to the Holy See, on the other hand, has a distinct role in church affairs.
Newly leaked letters to Pope Benedict XVI have laid bare sordid allegations of corruption and infighting within the Holy See.
It is not the policy of the Holy See to encourage cover-ups.
America has long had two embassies in Italy: One for the country, the other for the Holy See.
It hinges on the assumption that the Vatican or its metaphysical emanation, the Holy See, is a state.
He was the representative and embodiment of the authority of the Holy See.
But, after all, what are the receipts and expenses of the Holy See?
But how could this armed heresy be dealt with when it routed all the forces of the Empire and the Holy See?
Never had the coffers of the Holy See been fuller than at this moment.
The king's reasons had already been made known to the Holy See.