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date: 03 August 2020

Papal State or States of the Church or (ecclesiastical Latin) Patrimonium Sancti Petri or (Italian) Stato Pontifico or Stato della Chiesa or (French) État Pontifical or États de l'Église or (German) Kirkchenstaat.. 

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Gordon Campbell

The temporal domains of the papacy, which are now confined to the Vatican City and its extraterritorial domains (the basilicas and palaces of the Lateran and the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo), for centuries extended over much of central Italy and for a time included the Provençal territories of Avignon (bought in ... ...

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