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Cardinal Tarcisio Bertono in his apartment in the Apostolic Palace, March 7, 2014.

Cardinal Bertone: Pope Francis uses prayer as a diplomatic tool

Mar 12, 2014

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who was Vatican secretary of state from 2006 to 2013, has shared his views on papal diplomacy,... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican appointments may signal new role for state secretariat

Mar 6, 2014

Recent appointments are beginning to show a pattern of how Pope Francis’ reform of the Roman Curia will be carried... Read more