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Ashley Koch Inside the Vatican The Vatican is a religious place where 1 billion people around the world are spiritually taken care of. This is the smallest sovereign nation, although closed to the public where they hold ordination of bishops and peers elect the pope. Sacramentality and mediation are two concepts that can describe the Vatican in great ways. The Vatican has many art forms that are directly connected to faith, done by some of the most talented artists around the world. Sacramentality is defined as a visible sign of an invisible grace; a reality imbued with the hidden presence of God. Many objects in the Vatican resemble the hidden presence of God through its works. The wax seals, which are continuously restored, show signs of grace, and not only that, but they show the fingerprints of those from so long ago. The Swiss guards wear carefully made clothing, in which they swear their oath in wearing. Other images of large banners with pictures of the pope nominees imprinted on them are displayed to all people as a beatification
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