Holy See


Holy See

Holy See Word Origin noun

  1. Roman Catholic Church. the see of Rome; the office or jurisdiction of the pope.
  2. the papal court.

Origin of Holy See First recorded in 1755–65 British Dictionary definitions for holy see Holy See noun RC Church

  1. the see of the pope as bishop of Rome and head of the Church
  2. the Roman curia

holy see in Culture Holy See

In the Roman Catholic Church, the official name for the jurisdiction of the pope (the word see is from the Latin for “seat”).

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