The Propaganda Fide Historical Archives (Archivio Storico di Propaganda
Fide) are private archives open to the public. Research is free of charge
and open to qualified scholars conducting scientific studies.
Application providing personal details (name, family name, address,
nationality), qualifications, profession and reasons for the research is
necessary to be admitted to the consultation. It is also necessary to
provide a presentation letter from a recognized institute of scientific and
historical research or a qualified person in the field of historical
All research permissions will expire on July 15th.
Monday to Thursday: 8.30 to 17.30
Friday from 8.30 to 13.30.
The Archives will be closed for consultation
from July 15th to September 16th and on Vatican City State holidays.
Archivist: Msgr. Luis Manuel Cuņa Ramos
Consultation Room: Mr. Giovanni Fosci
Photographic Laboratory: Mr. Marco Turchetti
Restoration Laboratory: Mrs. Raffaella Tibalducci and Mrs. Roberta Ciocci
Auxiliary Staff: Mr. Fabio Giardinetti and Mr. Giulio De Angeli
Acceptance: Mr. Massimo Bacchiocchi
PROPAGANDA FIDE HISTORICAL ARCHIVES
Via Urbano VIII, 16
00120 Cittā del Vaticano
Telephone: +39 06 698 71 523
Fax: +39 06 698 85 633