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Critical assessment of Cardinal Bertone's work as Secretary of State

Catholic World News - March 04, 2010

Vatican-watcher Sandro Magister of L'Espresso, who has been critical of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone's performance as Secretary of State, provides a detailed critique in his latest column. He contrasts the blunders of the Vatican bureaucracy in recent years with the polished performance of a legendary Secretary of State, Cardinal Rafael Merry del Val, who served under St. Pius X.

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