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Msgr. Fernando Filoni is the new substitute for the Secretary of State
He is a great expert on China and the Middle East. Msgr. Leonardo Sandri is appointed Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches.
Holy See never in favour of weapons, says Cardinal Bertone
The Vatican secretary of state comments North Korea's nuclear test. Vatican releases statement backing treaty limiting conventional arms trade, including light weapons.
Pope: Cardinal Bertone to become new Secretary of State
The current Archbishop of Genoa's naming was announced today and will take effect on September 15. On the same day, Archbishop Lajolo will become the President of the Pontifical Commission of the Vatican City State and President of the Governatorato.
12/07/2006 VATICAN INDIA
Pope's condolences to the victims of the Mumbai attacks, senseless acts against humanity
In a telegram to India's civil and church authorities, Benedict XVI invokes the divine gifts of consolation and comfort.
16/11/2009 VATICAN - CHINA
Letter of Card. Bertone to priests of China
The document, published today, follows the Pope's letter to Chinese Catholics and the inaugural Letter for the Year for Priests. It reaffirms the values of reconciliation and education.
10/01/2008 VATICAN – IRAQ
Pope expresses his solidarity to Iraqi Christians touched by recent attacks
In a telegram Benedict XVI calls on the perpetrators of the attacks to forsake violence and on the authorities to do what is necessary to find a just and peaceful solution to the country’s problems.
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