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Cardinal Angelo Sodano speaks at the funeral Mass for the former archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Bernard Law, who died in 2017.

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, former Vatican secretary of state, dies at 94

May 28, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The cardinal had been accused in recent years of covering up clerical sexual abuse. Read more

Pope Francis with Cardinal Angelo Sodano.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of dean of cardinals, sets 5-year term limit

Dec 21, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Saturday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Sodano as dean of the College of Cardinals and declared that... Read more