Pietro Parolin

Italian prelate of the Catholic Church

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.[1][2]


Pietro Parolin

Cardinal Secretary of State
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Cardinal Parolin in July 2021
Appointed15 October 2013
PredecessorTarcisio Bertone, SDB
Other postsCardinal-Bishop of Santi Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre Angela
Member of the Council of Cardinal Advisers
Orders
Ordination27 April 1980
by Arnoldo Onisto
Consecration12 September 2009
by Benedict XVI
Created cardinal22 February 2014
by Francis
RankCardinal-Bishop
Personal details
Born (1955-01-17) 17 January 1955 (age 68)
Schiavon, Veneto, Italy
DenominationRoman Catholicism
Previous postApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela (2009–2013)
Titular Archbishop of Aquipendium (2009–2014)
Alma materPontifical Gregorian University
Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
MottoLatin: Quis nos separabit a caritate Christi?
(Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?)
Coat of armsPietro Parolin's coat of arms

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Il Papa nomina Mons. Pietro Parolin nuove segretario di stato" (in Italian). Vatican Radio. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  2. Povoledo, Elisabetta (31 August 2013). "Pope Appoints Diplomat as Vatican Secretary of State". New York Times. Retrieved 11 July 2017.