see = sede, área governada por um bispo, bispado.

The Holy See is the episcopal jurisdiction of the Bishop of Rome, commonly known as the Pope...While all episcopal sees can be referred to as holy, the expression "the Holy See" (without further specification) is normally used in international relations (as well as in the canon law of the Catholic Church) to refer to the central government of the Catholic Church.

"Vatican blocks Caroline Kennedy appointment as US ambassador - Mr Obama was reportedly seeking to reward John F Kennedy's daughter, who publicly gave her support to his election bid. ... Ms Kennedy, 53, has said that she supports abortion. Raymond Flynn, a former US ambassador to the Vatican, said earlier this week that Ms Kennedy would be a poor choice. “It's imperative, it's essential that the person who represents us to the Holy See be a person who has pro-life values. I hope the President doesn't make that mistake," he told the Boston Herald. .." The White House refused to comment."