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S+L BLOG: Secretary of State

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In his dual roles as coordinator of the Roman Curia and chief Vatican diplomat, Cardinal-designate Pietro Parolin has said he hopes to imitate the joy and the simplicity with which Pope Francis has carried out his ministry. The pope announced Jan. 12 that Archbishop Parolin, ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis calls for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria. Over the weekend the Holy Father also appointed a new Secretary of State and met with the World Jewish Congress. ...read more