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A language of Vatican State

Alternate Names
Latina
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Language Status

3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language, used for all official Holy See documents.

Language Use

Used in Roman Catholic liturgy and publication of all official documents in gazette. Revival effort underway. The Vatican Latin Foundation established in 1976. Second language only.

Language Development
Radio programs. Dictionary. Bible: 400–1906.
Writing
Latin script.