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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
Articles from section "Secretariate of State"
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State, along with Archbishop Angelo Becciu, substitute for General Affairs presented to Pope Francis the 2013 edition of the Annuario …read more
This morning, Pope Francis paid a visit to the Secretariat of State, located in what is known as the Third Loggia of the Apostolic Palace. Almost 300 people composed of both religious and lay …read more
Among several Church appointments announced by the Vatican today was a shift in the staff of the secretariat of state. Monsignor Ettore Balestrero was named apostolic nuncio to Colombia, at …read more
The Holy See's efforts are directed toward establishing universal fraternity, said Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone on Monday, during a dinner with the ambassadors accredited to the Holy See. The …read more
With Italy's governmental debate on austerity measures leading to a nation-wide strike today, Benedict XVI's secretary of state has recalled that solidarity is the responsibility of …read more