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  • The sworn sentinels of Vatican City.
  • Short pants are not permitted inside Vatican City.
  • Vatican City had a strict ban on visible legs above the knee-both male and female.
  • "Vatican City," the pilot said, sounding anything but welcoming.
  • The expansive inner world of Vatican City spread out beneath him.
  • The heart of Vatican City.
  • The severe-looking Governatorato building was now behind them, housing Vatican City’s administration.
  • So he got a chisel and mallet and hacked off the genitalia of every single male statue inside Vatican City.
  • This image is from a remote camera hidden somewhere inside Vatican City.
  • We need to locate it immediately or evacuate Vatican City.
  • And what disrespect do you intend by coming into Vatican City in short pants?
  • Vatican City is enormous.
  • Until Vatican City disappears?
  • With the exception of the Swiss Guard, the only ones present in Vatican City at this time are the College of Cardinals.
  • He felt proud to be one of only a handful of employees still allowed inside Vatican City tonight.
  • A woman inside Vatican City?
  • The Apostolic Palace is a conglomeration of buildings located near the Sistine Chapel in the northeast corner of Vatican City.
  • The destruction of Vatican City.
  • "Are you certain it is inside Vatican City?" the camerlegno asked.
  • That droplet is enough to level Vatican City!
  • Signore, if you are suggesting we make a naked-eye search of the entirety of Vatican City then I must object.
  • Every one of them checked into the residence hall this morning, so we know they are safely inside Vatican City.
  • The Catholic Church will continue with or without Vatican City.
  • Tell me, why is Vatican City a walled citadel?
  • Inside estimates put the raw value of Vatican City at 48.5 billion dollars.
  • You want to black out Vatican City?
  • The public, it seemed, had little interest in Vatican City.
  • Yawning, she looked at her computer and typed in the keywords "Vatican City."
  • The BBC content editor copied down the reporter’s satellite extension in Vatican City.
  • The archives are across Vatican City.
  • T he Vatican’s helipad, for reasons of safety and noise control, is located in the northwest tip of Vatican City, as far from St. Peter’s Basilica as possible.
  • Although Langdon was ashamed to admit it, his initial horror on hearing about the antimatter’s location was not only the danger to human life in Vatican City, but for something else as well.
  • Dangerous or not, Illuminati or no Illuminati, whatever this thing is, it most certainly should not be inside Vatican City . no less on the eve of the conclave.
  • Despite the archaic appearance of Vatican City, every single entrance, both public and private, is equipped with the most advanced sensing equipment known to man.
  • Destroy Vatican City?
  • The cavernous interior of the basilica had room for over 60,000 worshipers . over one hundred times the population of Vatican City, the smallest country in the world.
  • There is a possibility, if we kill power to Vatican City, that we can eliminate the background RF and create a clean enough environment to get a reading on that canister’s magnetic field.
  • I have a woman in shorts telling me that a droplet of liquid is going to blow up Vatican City, and I have an American professor telling me we are being targeted by some antireligious cult.
  • Mortati knew that all the exits to Vatican City were guarded, and the missing cardinals could not have gone far, but still, with less than an hour before opening prayer, he was feeling disconcerted.
  • I am having a difficult time accepting that the Illuminati are still active, and yet the appearance of this brand combined with the fact that the Illuminati have a well-known covenant against Vatican City has changed my mind.
  • The imperial mountain of Vatican City rose before him as a dismal reminder of what men could accomplish when they put their minds to it.
  • Gunther Glick, BBC, Live in Vatican City.
  • As impossible as kidnapping four cardinals from Vatican City?
  • I have just removed a dozen of my best men from Vatican City on the eve of conclave.
  • They’ve broken into both CERN and Vatican City.
  • He had been in Vatican City only three months.
  • He practically lived inside Vatican City his entire life!
  • St. Peter’s Square is in Vatican City.
  • As the tape rolled, she told him about the conversation she had just had with Gunther Glick in Vatican City.
  • You intend to search only a small percentage of Vatican City?
  • It is highly unlikely that an intruder gained access to the inner zones of Vatican City.
  • The central line of West Ponente’s breath points due east, directly away from Vatican City.
  • A mass stakeout means leaving Vatican City unprotected and canceling the search.
  • Including works placed in churches outside Vatican City?
  • "For MSNBC news," she announced, "this is Kelly Horan-Jones, live from Vatican City."
  • Outside the window, in the settling dark, the raw magnetism of human tragedy seemed to be sucking people toward Vatican City.
  • That Vatican City is threatened to be destroyed by satanic terrorists?
  • Underneath his photo, it said: GUNTHER GLICK-LIVE IN VATICAN CITY.
  • The alleged assassination implies a much deeper infiltration of Vatican City than we had imagined.
  • In twenty minutes I will be making a decision whether or not to cancel conclave and evacuate Vatican City.
  • Far away, in Vatican City, Cardinal Mortati carried another tray of ballots to the Sistine Chapel chimney.
  • When Olivetti’s Alpha Romeo tore out of Vatican City, this time there was no line of unmarked cars following him.
  • The search of Vatican City’s public access areas so far had yielded nothing.
  • It seemed every day since Chartrand had arrived in Vatican City he had learned some new Vatican mystery.
  • The camerlegno was the person inside Vatican City for whom Chartrand held the most respect.
  • A couple months back, on a peaceful afternoon inside Vatican City, Chartrand had bumped into the camerlegno coming across the grounds.
  • And finally, his words almost a whisper, he spoke of a deadly new technology, antimatter, which in less than two hours threatened to destroy all of Vatican City.
  • Most maps show St. Peter’s Square as part of Vatican City, but because it’s outside the walled city, Roman officials for centuries have claimed it as part of Rome.
  • Believe me, removing all protection from Vatican City in order to stake out hundreds of churches is what the Illuminati hope we will do . wasting precious time and manpower when we should be searching . or worse yet, leaving the Vatican Bank totally unprotected.
  • But now, in keeping with the sacred tradition, fifteen days after the death of a Pope, the Vatican was holding Il Conclavo-the sacred ceremony in which the 165 cardinals of the world-the most powerful men in Christendom-gathered in Vatican City to elect the new Pope.
  • "Captain," the camerlegno said, "excuse me if I seem less than hopeful, but I was under the impression that a search of Vatican City would take far more time than we have."
  • Vatican City.
  • Vatican City was no longer a building, it was people-people like the camerlegno who had spent their lives in the service of goodness.
  • Glick decided it must be perpetual Christmas inside Vatican City.
  • He tried to hail Vatican City but heard nothing but static.
  • Then he’d gone on to say that a mystery guest was coming to Vatican City to save the day.
  • But no one could possibly get into Vatican City right now!
  • Janus coming to Vatican City on a suicide mission? A question of honor?
  • "Nobody in Vatican City knows," Langdon said.
  • It thundered fifty feet above them, on a beeline for Vatican City.
  • All the while, the narrow tunnel called Il Passetto stretched out before Langdon and Vittoria as they dashed toward Vatican City.
  • There, the tunnel leveled out and began its secret course toward Vatican City.
  • The sound of St. Peter’s Square faded behind them now, and Langdon sensed they had passed through the outer wall of Vatican City.
  • A crippled scientist, in a final act of symbolic dominance, had flown into Vatican City and branded the church’s highest official.
  • Vittoria pictured the multitudes of people surrounding Vatican City, and her blood ran cold.
  • We can’t drop the canister back over Vatican City!
  • He was simply getting it as far away from Vatican City as humanly possible.
  • High above Vatican City, a pinpoint of light appeared in the sky.
  • And yet, the events in Vatican City tonight had put his systematic logic to the test.
  • I am going to Vatican City.
  • You returned to Vatican City to report to the Pope what you had witnessed.
  • Mortati was about to demand a full-scale search of Vatican City when a roar of jubilation erupted outside in St. Peter’s Square.
  • All that was left was a cloud of smoke spiraling skyward over Vatican City.
  • "Live from Vatican City," Glick announced on cue, "this is Gunther Glick reporting."
  • Cardinal Saverio Mortati, a seventy-nine-year-old progressive, has just been elected the next Pope of Vatican City.
  • Langdon felt a sudden anxiety, wondering if the cardinals had sent Chartrand to escort Langdon and Vittoria back to Vatican City.
  • Fly Vatican City.
  • Hospital Tiberina’s twin-rotor Aero-Ambulanza circled in behind Vatican City, and Langdon clenched his teeth, swearing to God this was the very last helicopter ride of his life.
  • Langdon suddenly realized that all of the catalysts that had been driving him-helping to save Vatican City, rescuing the four cardinals, coming face to face with the brotherhood he had studied for years-all of these things had evaporated from his mind.
  • Other casualties include Leonardo Vetra, the renowned CERN physicist and pioneer of antimatter technology, as well as Maximilian Kohler, the director of CERN, who apparently came to Vatican City in an effort to help but reportedly passed away in the process.
  • He wondered if it was his body or just his spirit that had floated down from heaven toward the soft, darkened expanse of the Vatican City Gardens . alighting like a silent angel on the deserted lawns, his black parachute shrouded from the madness by the towering shadow of St. Peter’s Basilica.
  • His credentials and publications had been quoted all night by the media, and as ridiculous as it was, the presence of a Harvard professor in Vatican City had somehow raised the whole emergency beyond the scope of paranoid delusion and convinced skeptics around the world that the Illuminati brotherhood was not only a historical fact, but a force to be reckoned with.
  • Although Glick’s first monthly review had come back filled with superlatives-resourceful, sharp, dependable-here he was in Vatican City on "Pope-Watch.
  • "Change," the camerlegno said, "is not something we do well within Vatican City.
  • "Notably absent from our screens tonight," Glick reported, "is the face of Robert Langdon, the Harvard professor who came to Vatican City yesterday to lend his expertise during this Illuminati crisis.
  • Nine minutes is not enough time to get the hell out of Vatican City if the camerlegno is wrong.
  • One does not go to Vatican City with one’s ass hanging out.
  • It descended on them like the wrath of hell, shaking the granite foundation of Vatican City, knocking the breath out of people’s lungs, sending others stumbling backward.

  • There are no more uses of "Vatican City" in the book.

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  • Twenty-four hours later, he had almost lost his life inside Vatican City.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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