All the Photographs displayed within this website are copyrighted material according to Vatican law n. CXXXII dated 19 March 2011 and further applicable Vatican and Italian laws. No Photographs herein contained shall be published (i.e. within books, magazines, newspapers, websites, or as to gadgets, merchandising, calendars, audiovisual works, etc.) in lack of any prior license granted by the Photographic Service of L’Osservatore Romano.

In order to publish any copyrighted Photograph herein displayed as to books, magazines, newspapers, websites, gadgets, merchandising, calendars, audiovisual works, etc., it is compulsory to apply to Photographic Service of L’Osservatore Romano and obtain an authorization for publication. The Photographic Service of L’Osservatore Romano shall be entitled to ask the applicant a consideration for such a license, to be determined in accordance with several factors, including, but not limited to, the type of publication and use of the Photograph/s, the number of products and the channels of distribution of the product itself.

To apply for a publication authorization from the Photographic Production Division of the Dicastery for Communication send an email to pubblicazioni.photo@spc.va or call 06.698.45738- 06.698.45737