Editors. "Henry IV of France mediates between Pope Paul V and the Venetians". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15649, accessed 19 December 2013.]
The Sarpi controversy over the relations between church and state in Venice, in which Pope Paul V had gone to the extreme of excommunicating the entire Venetian Republic, is resolved through the diplomatic mediation of Henry IV of France.