Vatican City State

  • S. H. Steinberg
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In 1863 the Pope’s temporal power still covered 4,891 sq. miles (17,218 in 1859) with a population of 692,106. The Roman Catholic population in the world was about 200m. The Cardinals were drawn from only 10 countries (all European).

Stato Della Gittà del Vaticano


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Books of Reference

  1. Acta Apostolices Sedis Romance, RomeGoogle Scholar
  2. Annuario Pontificio. Borne. AnnualGoogle Scholar
  3. The Catholic Directory. London. AnnualGoogle Scholar
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  11. Hughes, Philip, The Pope’s New Order: A Systematic Summary of the Social Encyclicals and Addresses, from Leo XIII to Pius XII. London, 1943Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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