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L’Osservatore Romano

The Vatican daily newspaper

The newspaper that was founded in 1861 (about 100 days after the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy) with the mission to defend the Papal State and its principles.

Since then, it has remained a newspaper of ideas, a source not only of information, but also of formation and, most of all, the only newspaper of the Holy See.


Editor in-chief: Giovanni Maria Vian
Frequency: daily 6 issues per week (it is not published on Monday)
Website: www.osservatoreromano.va

circulation and readership

Circulation: 15.000 (source: publisher)