There is lots of juicy gossip about the “Secret Archives” of the Vatican. Do they exist? If they do exist what scandalous stories are being concealed by the Catholic Church in these hidden archives? Who gets to see them? Do responsible historians have access? Maybe this is one more coverup by the Catholic hierarchy. Listen to a rambling reflection on this subject. This is Part 1. A following Podcast will reveal some surprises about what is stored in the Vatican.