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Pope Francis greets a child in St. Peter's Square during the general audience on April 20, 2016. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis, Jane Goodall speak on ‘what it means to be human’ at Vatican health conference

Pope Francis and Jane Goodall both offered perspectives on “what it means to be human” on the final day of... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin's video message to Climate Adaptation Summit Jan. 25, 2021. YouTube Screenshot.

Cardinal Parolin: ‘War is the antithesis of fraternity’

Cardinal Parolin said Thursday “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.” Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State.

Cardinal Parolin: I am sad to see the loss of faith and reason in Europe

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said in an interview that euthanasia and abortion laws in Europe represent... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, speaks at a press conference in Rome, Sept. 28, 2017.

Vatican hosts webinar on disarmament and interreligious dialogue

The Vatican has hosted a webinar on “advancing integral disarmament” amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State.

Vatican marks World Water Day with call to end waste and contamination

The Vatican has marked World Water Day by urging an end to water waste and contamination. Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, pictured in St. Peter's Basilica Oct. 3, 2015.

Cardinal Parolin brings message of peace and reconciliation to Cameroon

On a visit to Cameroon this week, the Vatican secretary of state said he is hoping peace and reconciliation can... Read more

A YouTube screenshot of the KTO TV interview with Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

Cardinal Parolin on Vatican finances: 'Talking about a crisis is a bit excessive'

Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said that he does not consider the Vatican’s financial scandals to be “a crisis,” but pointed... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin attends an ordination at the Basilica of Sant'Eugenio in Rome, Sept. 5, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican cardinal visits Cameroon as Catholic Church seeks to resolve Anglophone crisis

The Vatican’s Secretary of State kicked off a week-long trip to Cameroon on Thursday in which he will visit a... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin's video message to Climate Adaptation Summit Jan. 25, 2021. YouTube Screenshot.

Vatican Secretary of State calls for synergy in fight against poverty and climate change

The Vatican Secretary of State has called for a new model of development built on “the synergistic bond” between the... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, speaks at a press conference in Rome, Sept. 28, 2017.

Vatican Secretary of State knew of investment now under investigation

A letter by Cardinal Pietro Parolin leaked to an Italian news outlet shows that the Secretariat of State was aware,... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, pictured in St. Peter’s Basilica Oct. 3, 2015.

Cardinal Parolin returns to Vatican following surgery

Cardinal Pietro Parolin has returned to the Vatican following surgery, the director of the Holy See press office said Tuesday.  Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin at the Patristic Institute Augustinianum in Rome, Italy on July 2, 2015.

Cardinal Parolin highlights recently found 1916 Vatican letter condemning anti-Semitism

The Vatican Secretary of State said Thursday that “a living and faithful common memory” is an indispensable tool to fight anti-Semitism.  Read more

Pope Francis during the Wednesday general audience inside the San Damaso Courtyard of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace, Sept. 30, 2020.

Analysis: Pope Francis’ ‘long game’ of Vatican financial reform comes full circle

Pope Francis has removed control of financial affairs and investments from the Secretariat of State - a dramatic turn in the... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on April 27, 2017.

Pope Francis transfers financial administration out of Secretariat of State

Pope Francis has requested that all responsibility for financial funds and real estate assets, including a controversial London property, be... Read more

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, pictured Jan. 1, 2012.

Cardinal Parolin to EU bishops: Protect life from conception to natural death

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has encouraged bishops in Europe to evaluate legislative proposals in light of the... Read more

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart the main Catholic church of Dali, Yunnan, China.

China continued religious crackdown during renewal of Vatican deal

The Chinese government continued to enforce sweeping restrictions on religious freedom in the weeks prior to the renewal of an agreement with... Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz.

Archbishop Kondrusiewicz: Reconciliation is crucial in Belarus

The Church in Belarus has no other task than proclaiming the Gospel. It did so also during the protests that... Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev, pictured in 2014.

Exiled Catholic archbishop meets with senior Vatican officials

Exiled Belarusian Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz met with senior Vatican officials Monday.  Read more

Pope Francis speaks with Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin during his visit to Lima's Cathedral on January 21, 2018.

Analysis: Vatican finances and Cardinal Parolin’s crisis of credibility

On Saturday, the ongoing saga of Vatican financial scandal – or reform, if you prefer – continued with the announcement that... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, speaks at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.

Zen challenges Parolin over China deal claims

Cardinal Joseph Zen has rejected claims that the 2018 Vatican-China deal was approved in draft form by Pope Benedict XVI,... Read more