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Angelo Sodano (23 November 1927 – 27 May 2022) was an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church.
- Today also, Christians must resort to this method: take the new paths to progress and preserve the treasures of the past. "Nova et Vetera" are the words that can harmonize modernity and tradition. For example, the principle of the distinction between the political and the religious spheres has become clearer in the minds of believers today. That is now a value acquired and recognized by the Church. It belongs therefore to the heritage of civilization that has been achieved today. This principle of secularity entails respect for every religion by the State, but it certainly doesn’t absolve the State from heeding the religious needs of its citizens.