Cardinal Pietro Parolin Archives - Crux



  • Vatican’s top diplomat condems attack against Venezuelan cardinal

    Vatican’s top diplomat condems attack against Venezuelan cardinal

    Italian Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, sent a letter to Venezuelan Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino, who on Sunday was forced to remain locked in a church with hundreds of people as pro-government militias opened fire against people waiting near by to cast their votes in a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

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  • Venezuelan bishops: End the ‘inhuman repression’

    Venezuelan bishops: End the ‘inhuman repression’

    Clashes between protesters and the country’s security forces have left at least 91 dead in the past 100 days. Addressing the army and the police, the bishops ask them to serve the people, not a regime, and remind them that they will have to “answer for your acts both to human and divine justice.”

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  • Pope says hunger caused by indifference of many, selfishness of a few

    Pope says hunger caused by indifference of many, selfishness of a few

    Pope Francis told the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization the international community should acknowledge hunger and malnutrition are not “natural or structural phenomena.” The pope said “we are dealing with a complex mechanism that mainly burdens the most vulnerable, who are not only excluded from the processes of production, but frequently obliged to leave their lands in search of refuge and hope.”

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