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Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass for peace in Ukraine on Thursday in the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome, Nov. 17, 2022.

Cardinal Parolin: Fiducia Supplicans has ‘touched a very sensitive point’ 

Jan 13, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

The Vatican’s secretary of state acknowledged the divided reaction to Fiducia Supplicans, which allows nonliturgical blessings for couples in “irregular”... Read more

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

World needs action to back COVID vaccines and health care access, Cardinal Parolin tells UN

Sep 27, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The failure to provide health care access, testing, and vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic deserves global scrutiny, Cardinal Pietro Parolin... Read more

Pope Francis says Mass at the chapel of Santa Marta in the Vatican, Sept. 11, 2018.

Sunday Mass should be the culmination of all parish activities, Cardinal Parolin says

Aug 23, 2021

By Courtney Mares

After pandemic lockdowns led to the suspension of Catholic liturgies in many parts of the world, the Sunday Mass must... Read more

Pietro Cardinal Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State.

Cardinal Parolin admitted to hospital for surgery

Dec 8, 2020

The Vatican Secretary of State was admitted to a Roman hospital Tuesday for a scheduled surgery to treat prostate enlargement.  Read more