Vatican Observatory

Vatican Observatory

According to Localcollegeexplorer, the new Vatican Observatory of Castelgandolfo, directed by the Dutch Jesuit J. Stein, was inaugurated by Pius xi in 1935. Two domes were erected on the Papal Palace for two new instruments built by Zeiss: a visual telescope for direct observation of the stars and a double astrograph for photography. A spectrochemistry […]

Vatican City Education

Vatican City Education and Religion

Education Vatican City has 6 papal universities recognized by the Holy See (including Gregoriana, Urbaniana, Salesiana), 3 papal universities and other ecclesiastical faculties and special institutes (including Istituto Biblico, Istituto Patristico Augustinianum, Istituto di Studi Arabi e d’Islamistica). They offer study, research and advanced training opportunities in numerous fields. Most of the facilities are located […]