2 of 26: Italian Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone gestures after reading a statement in Genoa, northern Italy, under a painting of Giacomo Della Chiesa, Pope Benedict XV from Genoa, Thursday June 22, 2006. Pope Benedict XVI has decided to appoint Bertone as the Vatican's No. 2 official. As the Vatican's secretary of state, Bertone would replace another Italian, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, who has held the post for 15 years and at 78 is three years past the normal Vatican retirement age. (AP Photo/Andrea Leoni) (AP Photo/ ANDREA LEONI)

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