|Cardinal Secretary of State|
|Appointed||15 October 2013|
|Predecessor||Tarcisio Bertone, SDB|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Bishop of Santi Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre Angela|
Member of the Council of Cardinal Advisers
|Ordination||27 April 1980|
by Arnoldo Onisto
|Consecration||12 September 2009|
by Benedict XVI
|Created cardinal||22 February 2014|
|Born||17 January 1955|
Schiavon, Veneto, Italy
|Previous post||Apostolic Nuncio to Venezuela (2009–2013)|
Titular Archbishop of Aquipendium (2009–2014)
|Alma mater||Pontifical Gregorian University|
Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
|Motto||Latin: Quis nos separabit a caritate Christi?|
(Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?)
|Coat of arms|
Pietro Parolin OMRI (Italian: [ˈpjɛːtro paroˈlin], Venetian: [paɾoˈliŋ]; born 17 January 1955) is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church. He has been a cardinal since February 2014. He has also been the Vatican's Secretary of State since October 2013 and a member of the Council of Cardinal Advisers since July 2014.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Il Papa nomina Mons. Pietro Parolin nuove segretario di stato" (in Italian). Vatican Radio. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
- ↑ Povoledo, Elisabetta (31 August 2013). "Pope Appoints Diplomat as Vatican Secretary of State". New York Times. Retrieved 11 July 2017.