Encyclopedia of the Vatican and Papacy


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This source book focuses on the Vatican since the Renaissance through the 1990s. Developments are studied within the context of European and world history. Pre-Renaissance events are included as are entries on all the popes and 21 councils from Nicea (325) to Vatican II (1962-1965). Alphabetically arranged, the entries provide valuable information on the structure and organization of the church. While the emphasis remains on the interaction between the Vatican and Papal Institutions within the wider political, diplomatic, ...

Encyclopedia of the Vatican and Papacy 1999, Greenwood, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780313289170