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Tarcisio Bertone

Meet Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Pope Francis' Former Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post | Andrea Purgatori | Posted 02.20.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- “That there is the Casa di Santa Marta, where Pope Francis lives. That down there is the monastery where Pope Ratzinger retired. And...

Pope Benedict's No. 2 Reportedly Under Investigation

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 06.02.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Italian cardinal who served as the Vatican’s No. 2 official under Pope Benedict XVI has rejected allegations that he mishandl...

Big Change At The Vatican

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2013 | Religion

* Secretary of state known as "deputy pope" * Parolin, like Francis, known for frugal lifestyle * Ends Bertone era marked by ethical, financial ...

'Blame the Gays' and Other Children's Stories

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Meg Riley

The latest development in the unfolding Catholic story gave me a new angle from which to talk to my daughter about the trustworthiness of adults.

Vatican Backtracks On Linking Abuse Scandal To Gays

Religion News Service | Francis X. Rocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) A day after the Vatican's No. 2 official suggested a link between pedophilia and homosexuality, the pope's top spokesman issued a c...