Posts Tagged ‘Vatican Secretary of State’

New Vatican Secretary of State Praised as a ?Messenger of Peace?

By CNA/EWTN NEWS |
CARACAS, Venezuela — Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the new Vatican secretary of state, is getting praise from a Venezuelan cardinal, who said the archbishop was a “messenger of peace” in the South American country.

Pope Picks Highly Credentialed Diplomat for Vatican Secretary of State

By EDWARD PENTIN |
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has chosen an accomplished Italian Vatican diplomat as the new Vatican Secretary of State, replacing Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone who is stepping down on account of his age.

Archbishop Pietro Parol…

Pope Francis Appoints New Vatican Secretary of State

By KERRI LENARTOWICK/ CNA |
VATICAN — Pope Francis made a key appointment Aug. 31 at the Vatican, naming 58-year-old Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin as his new Secretary of State.

“It is with trepidation that I place myself in this n…

Pope Chooses Humble and Respected Diplomat as Secretary of State

By Edward Pentin |
Pope Francis today appointed Archbishop Pietro Parolin, until now the Pope’s diplomatic representative to Venezuela, as the new Vatican Secretary of State.

The 58 year-old apostolic nuncio replaces Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone…

Pope Francis’ Condolence Message to Victims of Ferry Disaster in the Phillippines

Here is the message sent by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State, on behalf of the Holy Father to Archbishop Jose Palma of Cebu regarding the ferry disaster that occured in the Central Port of Cebu. * * *
The Most Reverend Jose S….

Cardinal Bertones Message to Meeting in Rimini

Here is the message of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State to Bishop Lambiasi of Rimini, on the occasion of the 34th Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples in Rimini. * * *

Most Reverend Excellency,

With joy I convey the greeti…

Popes Message of Condolence to Victims of Gas Leak Explosion

Here is a translation of the telegram of condolence, signed by the Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State, on behalf of Pope Francis to the Archbishop of Rosario, Argentina, to express his closeness to the families of the victims of…

Condolence Telegram to Victims of Naples Highway Accident

Here is the translation of the condolence telegram sent by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State, on behalf of Pope Francis to the victims of the tragic accident that occurred on a highway in Naples. * * *
TO HIS MOST REVEREND EMIN…

Pope Expresses Condolences to Victims of Train Derailment in Quebec

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State, sent a message on behalf of Pope Francis expressing the Holy Father’s condolences to the victims of a tragic train derailment that occurred in Canada on Monday. A runaway oil train ignited in the town of Lac-Mégantic, located in Quebec, that killed 15 peo…

Pope’s Telegram to Victims of Train Derailment in Quebec

Here is the text of the telegram sent by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State, on behalf of Pope Francis to the victims of a train derailment that occurred in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada on July 8th, 2013. * * *
Upon learning of the tragic train derailment at Lac-Mégantic, with its many vi…

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