Other institutions

  • Vatican Observatory

    Vatican Observatory

    The Vatican Observatory is a scientific research institute of the Holy See subject to the Governorate of...


  • Vatican Film Library

    Vatican Film Library

    The Vatican Film Library was established on 16 November 1959 by Holy John XXIII with the objective of collecting...


  • Vatican Radio

    Vatican Radio

    Vatican Radio was established by Pope Pius XI following the signing of the Lateran Treaty. He wanted to use technology...


  • Osservatore Romano

    Osservatore Romano

    A daily newspaper, the Osservatore Romano carries the Pope’s discourses and reports on the activities of the Holy See...


  • Holy See Press Office

    Holy See Press Office

    The Holy See Press Office Bulletin publishes the official news of the activities of the Holy Father and of the various...


  • Pontifical Academy of Science

    Pontifical Academy of Science

    The Pontifical Academy of Sciences seeks to pay honour to pure science, wherever it is found, to assure its freedom and...


  • Vatican Secret Archive

    Vatican Secret Archive

    The Vatican Secret Archive is adjacent to the Apostolic Library and houses important historical collections of the...


  • Vatican Apostolic Library

    Vatican Apostolic Library

    The Vatican Apostolic Library is located inside the Vatican Palace and is entered via the Belvedere Courtyard. Pope...


  • Vatican Publishing House

    Vatican Publishing House

    The Vatican Publishing House was made independent of the Press in 1926. Its specific task is to publish the acts and...


  • Teutonic Cemetery

    Teutonic Cemetery

    The Teutonic Cemetery is found in the Vatican between St. Peter’s Basilica and the Paul VI Audience Hall. It is the...


  • Circolo San Pietro

    Circolo San Pietro

    The Circolo San Pietro was founded in Rome in 1869 through the efforts of a group of young men, guided by...


  • Saints Peter and Paul Association

    Saints Peter and Paul Association

    On 15 September 1970, Pope Paul VI disbanded various groups of pontifical guards, including the Palatine Guard of...