Are there any documentaries on the Vatican?

Are there any documentaries on the Vatican?

A Frontline documentary, Secrets of the Vatican shows more of the darker side of Catholicism. It is an inside look at how the Benedict papacy collapsed through corruption and scandal. The 1 hour 24 minute documentary, which first aired in 2014, looks at the events that led to Pope Benedict stepping down voluntarily.

Where can I watch the Vatican?

Inside the Vatican | PBS.

When was PBS inside the Vatican filmed?

Secrets of the Vatican is an American television documentary film. It was first aired on the PBS Channel on 25 February 2014 as an episode of PBS’ Frontline TV series….

Secrets of the Vatican
Camera setup Jonathan Partridge, Jonathan Young, Mark Brewer
Running time 85 minutes
Original release 25 February 2014

What is inside the Vatican City?

Within Vatican City are religious and cultural sites such as St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums. They feature some of the world’s most famous paintings and sculptures.

What is the secret of Vatican?

The Vatican Secret Archives includes state papers, correspondence, account books, and many other documents that the church has accrued over the centuries. Under the orders of Pope Paul V, the Secret Archive was separated from the Vatican Library in the 17th century.

What is the official language of Vatican City?

Vatican City/Official languages

Is Vatican free?

You can enter and explore the Vatican City and St. Peter’s Square for free. To enter the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel you will need to pay an entry fee. Besides that you can also visit the Vatican Gardens, Necropolis of the Via Triumphalis, Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Excavations of St.

Is the story of the two popes true?

Historical authenticity Although much of the content is based on historic events, including speeches and philosophical debates that were published, most other aspects were fictionalized: “What you always do is you speculate”, McCarten said in an interview with TheWrap.

Is the Vatican rich?

Bankers’ best guesses about the Vatican’s wealth put it at $10 billion to $15 billion. Of this wealth, Italian stockholdings alone run to $1.6 billion, 15% of the value of listed shares on the Italian market. The Vatican has big investments in banking, insurance, chemicals, steel, construction, real estate.

Can you wear black in the Vatican?

While there is a dress code in terms of what is not allowed, there are no set rules about what TO wear to the Vatican. (Unless you are a female diplomat about to meet the Pope, in which case you wear black. I doubt this applies to too many of us).