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STATEMENTS OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE,
H. EM. Cardinal TARCISIO BERTONE, S.D.B.

2008

 

  • Prayer vigil of the Family Love Movement for unity and love in families (December 31, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Presentation of the book "A Good Shepherd. Luigi Boccadoro, Bishop of Viterbo" (Montefiascone, 21 December 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Visit of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to the Pro-Cathedral Basilica of St. Marguerite in Montefiascone (December 21, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Blessing of the Street Cleaners' Crib in Rome (December 19, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the visit at the Domus Paulus VI (December 18, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the visit at "Bambin Gesù" Paediatric Hospital in Rome on the occasion of the Christmas season (December 16, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the visit of Blessed Michele Rua to the community of Caserta (December 14, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Collegium Lateranense "Blessed John XXIII" (December 12, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Commemorative Act on the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights held in the Vatican (December 10, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Basilica of Saint Mary Major (December 8, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Blessing of the "Pontifical Organ Dom Bedos Roubo - Benedict XVI" at the church of Saint Dominic (Rieti, 8 December 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Inauguration of the "Pontifical Organ Dom Bedos Roubo - Benedict XVI" at the church of St Dominic (Rieti, 8 December 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Closing of the works of the world meeting of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (December 5, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Opening of the Academic Year of the Faculty of Canon Law Saint Pius X: Lectio Magistralis (Venice, 4 December 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the blessing of the restored Chapel of St Charles at the Embassy of Italy to the Holy See (December 3, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone for the closing celebrations on the occasion of the 8th centenary of the transferral of the body of St Andrew Apostle from Constantinople to Amalfi (Cathedral of Amalfi, 30 November 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Et in quamcumque (November 29, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone at the Conference on “Science 400 years after Galileo Galilei” promoted by Finmeccanica (November 26, 2008)
    [German, Italian]

  • Reddite ergo (November 24, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the solemn re-opening of the Cathedral of San Gerlando in Agrigento (November 23, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of his awarding of honorary citizenship by the Italian town of Agrigento and of the “Empedocle” Prize (November 22, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone at the opening of the Pope Benedict XVI International Bookstore (November 20, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordination of H.E. Msgr. Martin Krebs (November 16, 2008)
    [German, Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to members of the Family Love Movement - Small Church Family Association (November 9, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone at the inauguration of the photo and documentary exhibition entitled "Pius XII: the Man and the Pontificate" (November 4, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to participants in the General Chapter of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary, Help of Christians (St Paul Outside the Walls, 29 October 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the celebration of Holy Mass on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the election to the Pontificate of Blessed John XXIII (October 28, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the International Congress entitled "Christ – Church – Man: Vatican II in the Pontificate of John Paul II" (October 28, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Coniuges christiani (October 19, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Message of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on behalf of His Holiness Benedict XVI on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the peace mediation of Pope John Paul II in solving the controversy between Argentina and Chile (October 16, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Convention on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Encyclical Fides et Ratio: Lecture by Card. Tarcisio Bertone (Pontifical Lateran University, 16 October 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Inauguration of the Academic Year of the Salesian Pontifical University (October 15, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Message of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the "Buchmesse" - Frankfurt 2008 (October 15, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Holy Mass for the participants in the International Congress on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae of Pope Paul VI (October 4, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone at the meeting-debate on the occasion of the publication of Aspenia 42 (Aspen Institute Italy) (September 30, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Qui sequitur (September 28, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the 40th anniversary of the death of St Pio of Pietrelcina (San Giovanni Rotondo, 23 September 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Blessing of the new areas of the Hospital "House for the Relief of Suffering" (San Giovanni Rotondo, 23 September 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Membra Christi (September 21, 2008)
    [Latín]

  • Visit to Croatia (September 18-21, 2008)

  • Homily in the square in front of the Cathedral of Zagreb (September 21, 2008)
    [Croatian, Italian

  • Prayer vigil with the young people gathered in the Cathedral of Zagreb (September 20, 2008)
    [Croatian, Italian

  • Address to the members of the Episcopal Conference of Croatia (Zagreb, 20 September 2008)
    [Croatian, Italian]

  • Homily during the Mass celebrated in the Major Seminary of Zagreb (September 20, 2008)
    [Croatian, Italian]

  • Address during the visit to the Catholic University of Zagreb (September 19, 2008)
    [Croatian, Italian]

  • Homily during the Mass celebrated in the Cathedral of Split (September 18, 2008)
    [Croatian, Italian]

  • Conference for Bishops who had been appointed during the last twelve months promoted by the Congregation for Bishops and by the Congregation for the Oriental Churches (Rome, Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, 16 September 2008)
    [Italian, Portuguese]

  • Message of Card. Tarcisio Bertone, on behalf of the Holy Father Benedict XVI, on the occasion of the Congress of the "Forum Deutscher Katholiken" (Fulda, Germany, 12-14 September 2008)
    [German]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the 30th anniversary of the death of the Servant of God Pope Paul VI  (Brescia, 6 September 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Spiritale omnium (August 19, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord on the 30th anniversary of the death of the Servant of God Pope Paul VI (Castel Gandolfo, 6 August 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordinations of Msgr. Luis F. Ladaria and Msgr. Ambrogio Spreafico (July 26, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone at the Conference held in Rome on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Constitution of Italy (July 10, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Letter of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to the Director of L'Osservatore Romano on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the publication of the Spanish edition in Mexico City (July 7, 2008)
    [Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordinations of Msgr. Bernardito Auza and Msgr. Piergiuseppe Vacchelli (July 3, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Ottingensis (July 1, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Nihil aliud (June 29, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the Holy Mass for the Daughters of St. Mary of Providence - Guanellian Sisters (June 27, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Visit to Belarus (June 18-22, 2008)

  • Lectio Magistralis to professors and students of the Belarusian State University on "Faith and Mind: The Ways to Talk About God for a Modern Person" (June 19, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Visit to the Greek-Catholic community of Belarus (June 19, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Meeting with the Episcopal Conference of Belarus (June 20, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Luncheon held in honour of His Eminence Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State, offered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs (June 20, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Meeting with Cardinal Kazimierz Świątek and recitation of Vespers in the Cathedral of Pinsk (June 20, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the Holy Mass celebrated in the Cathedral of Grodno. Meeting with priests and religious people (June 21, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone at the conference on “Mary Daughter of Zion: from the Earthly Jerusalem to the Heavenly Jerusalem” (Sacro Monte di Varallo, 15 June 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordinations of Msgr. Miguel Maury Buendía and Msgr. Paolo De Nicolò (June 12, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone at the Convention on Cardinal Agostino Casaroli on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of his death (June 10, 2008)  
    [Italian]

  • Address of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone for the Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the International Publishing Society (SEI) (Turin, 7 June 2008)  
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the celebrations for the fourth centenary of the canonization of St. Francis Caracciolo (June 4, 2008)  
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone at the inauguration of the Paul VI International Bookstore, new location of the Vatican Publishing House (June 3, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Domine, volo (June 1, 2008)
    [Latin]
  • Homily of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone during the Holy Mass celebrated in the Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love in Rome (June 1, 2008)
    [Italian]
  • Visit to Ukraine on the occasion of the Beatification of the Servant of God Sister Martha Wiecka (Lviv - Kyiv, 23-26 May 2008) 
  • Address to Mr. Mykola Kmit, President of the Region, and Mr. Myroslav Senyk, President of the Council (Lviv, 24 May 2008)
    [Italian]

  • To Mr. Andrij Sadovyj, Mayor of Lviv (Lviv, 24 May 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Holy Mass and Beatification Rite of the Servant of God Sister Martha Wiecka (Lviv, 24 May 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Greek-Catholic Liturgy near the Cathedral under construction (Kyiv, 25 May 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ in the Latin Cathedral (Kyiv, 25 May 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Blessing of the Institute of Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas of the Dominican Fathers and meeting with the representatives of youth groups (Kyiv, 25 May 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Celebration of Holy Mass in the Nunciature of Kyiv (May 26, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Seminar for Bishops organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity (May 15, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Greetings of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus at the Russicum Pontifical College (May 15, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the Mass for groups and associations related to Saint Yves Church at La Sapienza University (May 13, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Letter of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to Cardinal Camillo Ruini, on the occasion of the Vigil of Pentecost in the Basilica of St John Lateran (May 10, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Eucharistic Concelebration on the occasion of the Petition to Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompei (May 8, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the conferral of a honoris causa degree in Youth Pastoral Theology to His Holiness Karekin II (May 7, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the Eucharistic Celebration on the occasion of the swearing-in ceremony of the Corps of the Pontifical Swiss Guard (May 6, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Letter of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to H.E. Msgr. Francesco Lambiasi, Bishop of Rimini, on the occasion of the 31st National Convention for the Groups and Communities of Renewal in the Holy Spirit (May 5, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Feast of St Cyriac, Patron of the Archdiocese of Ancona-Osimo (May 4, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Multum pro (May 4, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Qui manducat (May 3, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordinations of Msgr. Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Fr. Frans Daneels and Msgr. Juan Ignacio Arrieta Ochoa De Chinchetru (May 1, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Laudatus sit (April 27, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Luciano Suriani, Archbishop of Amiterno and Apostolic Nuncio in Bolivia (April 26, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to the Holy Father Benedict XVI on the third anniversary of his election to the Pontificate (April 19, 2008)
    [German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

  • Visit to Bergamo and Sotto il Monte on the 50th anniversary of the election of Blessed John XXIII

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the Celebration of Second Vespers of the Third Sunday of Easter held in Sotto il Monte (April 6, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone during the Eucharistic Celebration of the Third Sunday of Easter held in Bergamo (April 6, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the election of Blessed Pope John XXIII (Bergamo, 5 April 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the 18th Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Family (April 4, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Letter of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, Archbishop of Milan and President of the Giuseppe Toniolo Institute for Higher Studies, on the occasion of the Day for the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (April 3, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Quisquis unum (March 30, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Eucharistic Celebration on the Feast of Divine Mercy (March 30, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Message of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the 60th anniversary of the Pax Christi International Catholic Peace Movement in Germany (March 19, 2008)
    [German]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the 26th General Chapter of the Salesians of Don Bosco (March 15, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the inauguration of the Campus Bio-medico of Trigoria in Rome (March 14, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Eucharistic Celebration for the members of UCID in preparation for Easter celebrations (March 11, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Eucharistic Celebration in the new Catholic church of Baku (March 9, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address during the meeting with the Sheikh of the Caucasian Muslims Allah Shukur Pasha Zade in Baku (March 8, 2008)
    [Azerbaijani, Italian]

  • Visit to the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Baku (March 8, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Ceremony for the inauguration of the Catholic church of the Immaculate Conception in Baku (March 7, 2008)
    [Azerbaijani, Italian]

  • Address to the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Yerevan, Armenia (March 5, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Visit to the people present at the Orphanage of the Armenian Sisters of the Immaculate Conception in Gyumri (March 4, 2008)
    [Armenian, Italian]

  • Address to the Ordinariate of the Armenian Catholic Church in Gyumri (March 4, 2008)
    [Armenian]

  • Address to the personnel and sick at the "Redemptoris Mater" hospital in Ashotsk (March 4, 2008)
    [Armenian, Italian]

  • Greeting to the Armenian Catholic community of Panik (March 4, 2008)
    [Armenian, Italian]

  • Meeting of Card. Tarcisio Bertone with His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians at the Cathedral of Etchmiadzin (March 4, 2008)
    [Armenian, French, Italian, Portuguese]

  • Greeting and declaration at the conclusion of the journey to Cuba (February 26, 2008)
    [Spanish]

  • Address to the students of the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana (February 26, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Holy Mass at the House of Spiritual Retreats of the Daughters Mary Help of Christians in Peñalver, Havana (February 26, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Address to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Cuba, Havana (February 25, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Greeting to the Public Authorities of Cuba and the Permanent Committee of the Cuban Episcopal Conference (COCC) at the conclusion of dinner at the Apostolic Nunciature of Havana (February 24, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Inauguration of the Bishopric of Guantánamo-Baracoa (February 24, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Holy Mass in Guantánamo: Homily (February 24, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Recitation of the Holy Rosary at the Shrine dedicated to the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre in Santiago de Cuba (February 23, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Greeting at the end of the concert of Cuban traditional music in Santa Clara (February 23, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Inauguration of the monument dedicated to Pope John Paul II in Santa Clara (February 23, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Holy Mass in the Diocese of Santa Clara: Homily (February 23, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Address to the representatives of the clergy, to women and men religious and laity gathered in the Bishopric of Santa Clara (February 23, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Meeting with men and women religious of Cuba gathered in the Monastery of St. Therese of the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Havana (February 22, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Holy Mass at the Monastery of St. Therese of the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Havana: Homily (February 22, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Holy Mass at the Cathedral of Havana: Homily (February 21, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Visit to San Carlos y San Ambrosio Archdiocesan Seminary of Havana (February 21, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Meeting with the Bishops of Cuba (February 21, 2008)
    [Italian, Spanish]

* * *

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the 50th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Clare of Assisi, Patroness of television (February 17, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Gianni Ambrosio, Bishop of Piacenza (February 16, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Quae sui (February 3, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Eucharistic Celebration in commemoration of Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio (Diocese of Como, 3 February 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Community of Sant’Egidio (February 1, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Cassaviensis (January 30, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Bratislaviensis (January 30, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Prešoviensis (January 30, 2008)
    [Latin]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Eucharistic Concelebration held at Villa Nazaret in Rome (January 27, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the meeting organized by the Pious Union of St. Joseph of the Servants of Charity (January 26, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the promulgation of the Code of Canon Law (January 25, 2008)
    [Italian]

  • Message of Card. Tarcisio Bertone, in the Pope's name, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Misereor Episcopal Welfare Organisation (January 21, 2008)
    [German, Italian]
  • Letter of Card. Tarcisio Bertone to the Rector of La Sapienza University of Rome, Professor Renato Guarini (January 16, 2008)
    [French, German, Italian, Portuguese]
  • Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone on the occasion of the Eucharistic Celebration for the ecclesial community of the Military Ordinariate in Italy (January 13, 2008)
    [Italian]
  • Address of Card. Tarcisio Bertone in remembrance of Card. Alfons Maria Stickler (January 11, 2008)
    [Italian]

 

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