- Jun 14, 2021
When it comes to Vatican scandals, there are a few names that tend to keep surfacing every time a new crisis comes to light. One of these names is Cardinal Angelo Sodano, among the most influential Vatican officials in the past three decades, and who has appeared again in the ongoing saga surrounding Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò and ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
Italian Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone is one of the key players in the drama created by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò with accusations against high level Vatican personnel including Pope Francis.
The Vatican’s newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, finally wrote about the Vatican-inspired series “The Young Pope” starring Jude Law as an unlikely American pope. Editor-in-chief, Gian Maria Vian, said he didn’t want to write about it during the time it was airing, because “They wanted us to either bless it or excommunicate it, and I didn’t want to play that game.”
“Rebranding” is all the rage today in corporate communications, and one question gurus on the subject often find themselves pondering is the following: When you get a hot new CEO who succeeds in creating an appealing narrative, what happens to older stereotypes and prejudices about the brand? If Pope Francis
Back in February, I was sitting in a Rome restaurant with a member of the College of Cardinals the day after retired Cardinal Walter Kasper of Germany had delivered an impassioned appeal to fellow members of the church’s most exclusive club for relaxing the church’s ban on divorced and remarried