COMMENTARY: The 79-year-old archbishop emeritus of Caracas died Sept. 23 due to complications from COVID-19.
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Among the most serious concerns of Pope Francis, the cardinal reported, are the “crisis of human relationships” and “a way of life dominated by selfishness and by the culture of waste” that tramples human dignity.
In his homily, Cardinal Parolin emphasized the importance of charity in renewing Europe.
“The solution," Cardinal Parolin said, "ought to be in keeping with the two-state solution, which will enable each of them to live in peace.”
Cardinal Parolin said in his address at the opening of the event that “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.”
Cardinal Parolin said that the Church’s response to societal changes should be “to offer a coherent and convinced witness of Christian life.”
In a wide-ranging interview with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, discusses the recent Vatican financial scandal, Pope Francis' upcoming apostolic visit to Iraq, and shares his thoughts on the highly criticized Vatican-China deal.
Sources tell the Register that the March 2019 letter the Vatican secretary of state sent to the president of the Vatican Bank appears to be a justifiable action intended to stem further losses on the property transaction.
In the letter, Cardinal Parolin asked the IOR to loan 150 million euros to the Vatican Secretariat of State.