2016-11-25 16:28:00

Holy See and France ratify an accord over famous Rome church and convent

(Vatican Radio) A statement from the Vatican issued on Friday said the Holy See and France, have completed the procedures to ratify the Amendment of the diplomatic Conventions of 14 May 1872 and  8 September 1828 and the Amendments of 4 May 1974 , 21 January 1999 and 12 July 2005 concerning Rome’s Trinità dei Monti church and convent.

As a result the Amendment went into effect on 23rd November 2016,.

The complex that overlooks Rome’s famous Spanish Steps has been in the hands of a series of French Catholic Orders from the 19th century up to the present day. It is now being assigned to the care of the  Emmanuel Community, an international public association of pontifical right that was founded in France in 1972. 

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