The Vatican rests within the 108 acres of Vatican City & employs over 2000 persons & boards several hundred Catholic leaders, administrators.
[ Rome: coming End Time headquarters of the EU ]
Vatican City is literally the smallest independent country in the world, established in 1929 under the
terms of the Lateran Treaty of 1929. The Pope of Rome himself is the ultimate legal ruler of this recognized country. [ Vatican City info / history / government ] [ Lateran Treaty of 1929 ]
[ The Vatican castle, at night ]
'And the woman [Great Harlot] whom you saw IS the great city [Rome] .....' Revelation 17:18
Benedict XVI on his throne / Dec 2006