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A few days ago, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who served as secretary of state under Benedict XVI and at the beginning of Francis’ pontificate, told Italian television Tgcom24 that it was a gift and a privilege to work with two Popes. “My greatest satisfaction has been my closeness to the Popes who succeeded one ano...read more
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Ahead of the upcoming Geneva II Conference, US Secretary of State John Kerry met this morning with his Vatican counterpart, Archbishop Pietro Parolin. According to Vatican spokesman Fr. …read more
Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the Pope’s new Secretary of State, says that it’s very easy to work with the Holy Father because of his simplicity and because he “tries to help and not complicate …read more
Here is a translation of an address given today by former secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, at the presentation of his book “Papal Diplomacy in a Globalized World.” * * * …read more
Here is a translation of a text given today by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Vatican secretary for Relations with States, at the presentation of a book by the former secretary of state, …read more
Pope Francis’ new secretary of state, Archbishop Pietro Parolin, is returning to Rome after his medical discharge last Friday. “I hope to be prepared [for my new role]," said Archbishop …read more