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Vatican Secretary of State - Latest News
Jun 14, 2019 - 06:56 am .- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin marked the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Israel by calling for a shared commitment to religious freedom and combatting anti-Semitism.
Nov 17, 2015 - 10:17 am .- In wake of Friday’s violent terror attacks in Paris, the Vatican’s Secretary of State said that while the small country is also on extremists’ horizons, they won’t let themselves be “paralyzed” by fear.
Nov 14, 2013 - 12:54 am .- As the Vatican's Secretary of State is also a bishop, his diplomatic action must take into consideration pastoral and missionary concerns, the secretary of state emeritus has said.  
Nov 13, 2013 - 04:10 am .- Archbishop Pietro Parolin, Vatican City's Secretary of State, who has reportedly been ill, will arrive in Rome next Saturday to undertake his post, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, secretary of state emeritus, announced Nov. 12.
Oct 15, 2013 - 07:25 am .- In a farewell ceremony held at the Vatican, former state secretary Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone stepped down from the position – which will soon be filled by his successor, Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin.
Sep 12, 2013 - 01:16 pm .- New Vatican Secretary of State Archbishop Pietro Parolin said Pope Francis' reform efforts are not revolutionary, but stem from a fidelity to Christ and continuity with foundational Church teachings.
Sep 10, 2013 - 12:21 pm .- Outgoing Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, chose to step down in advance of his anticipated replacement date after going undefended against accusations of corruption, according to a Vatican official.
Sep 3, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone has offered a positive assessment of his nearly seven year-long tenure as Vatican Secretary of State, which will come to an end this October.
Sep 3, 2013 - 12:18 pm .- Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the new Vatican Secretary of State, is being praised by a Venezuelan cardinal as a “messenger of peace” for his former efforts at dialogue in the South American country.
Aug 31, 2013 - 09:36 am .- Pope Francis made a key appointment at the Vatican today, naming 58-year-old Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin as his new Secretary of State.
Jun 10, 2013 - 04:50 am .- Just one month after their request, Pope Francis has scheduled a private audience with the college of writers from La Civiltà Cattolica, the Jesuit cultural review whose articles are approved by the Vatican’s secretary of state before publication.
Jun 6, 2013 - 10:22 am .- Pope Francis warned priests studying to serve in the papal diplomatic corps and the Vatican’s Secretariat of State not to be career-driven and end up looking ridiculous.
Apr 12, 2013 - 09:24 am .- The last month of papal transition meant that the employees of the Vatican’s Secretariat of State worked long hours, so Pope Francis decided that he would offer his heartfelt thanks by making a personal visit.
Apr 8, 2013 - 09:55 am .- A top official who works at the Secretariat of State says Pope Francis is thinking about streamlining his department by combining it with another Vatican government body.
Mar 25, 2013 - 06:00 am .- “The election of Pope Francis marked a change in the newspapers headlines regarding the Church,” according to Archbishop Lorenzo Baldisseri, the secretary of the conclave that elected the new pontiff.
Dec 3, 2012 - 04:45 pm .- The Vatican court said in a detailed sentence issued Dec. 1 that the testimony given by the computer technician Claudio Sciarpelletti was neither “credible” nor “truthful.”
Nov 5, 2012 - 01:55 pm .- Despite his lawyer’s appeal to drop the case on the opening morning of hearings, a Vatican judge ruled that the trial for the second man accused in the so-called Vatileaks scandal will continue.
Sep 17, 2012 - 12:19 pm .- The two men charged in the “Vatileaks” case will go to trial Sept. 29, according to a communique released Sept. 17 by the Vatican Press Office.
Aug 13, 2012 - 11:34 am .- Pope Benedict XVI's personal assistant Paolo Gabriele has been charged with theft amid suspicion that he leaked confidential papal documents to the press with the help of an accomplice.
Jul 12, 2012 - 03:11 pm .- The special Commission of Cardinals established by Pope Benedict XVI to investigate the leak of confidential Vatican documents is on the verge of presenting its discoveries.