American Civil Rights Lawyer and Journalist
Accuses Vatican Secretary of State
of Cover-Up and Deception

April 15th, 2008 (Pound Ridge, NY). On the eve of the Pope's visit to America, a major scandal in Italy involving the Pope's Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone — who will be accompanying the Pope — is about to erupt on these shores.

In Italy, the renowned Catholic television host and commentator, Antonio Socci, has publicly accused Cardinal Bertone of concealing a text containing the words of the Virgin Mary in the famous “Third Secret” of Fatima.

Bertone’s “interpretation” of the Third Secret has been ridiculed in the Italian press. Socci calls it “lame”, and demonstrates in his book The Fourth Secret of Fatima that Bertone must be hiding something. In response, Bertone has attacked Socci on national television, radio and in his own book, The Last Secret of Fatima, which is to be published in the United States on May 6.

Attorney and journalist Christopher A. Ferrara, in his book The Secret Still Hidden, picks up where Socci leaves off. Ferrara — a civil rights lawyer who has been involved in a number of high profile cases (including the Theresa Schiavo litigation) — has written his own extensive and meticulously documented exposé of the Cardinal’s cover-up.

The Secret Still Hidden is thoroughly factual and reads like a legal thriller. In it Ferrara builds an overwhelming case that reaches the same conclusion Socci did: Cardinal Bertone is covering up a text of the Virgin’s words pertaining to the Third Secret — a text that warns of disasters for the Catholic Church and for everyone in the whole world.

With the Cardinal accompanying the Pope on his trip to America, the story that continues to be front page news in all of Italy could not be more timely here, especially given the simultaneous publication of the English version of the Cardinal’s book attacking Socci, and Ferrara’s exposé of the Cardinal's cover-up and deception.

A pre-publication copy of Mr. Ferrara’s exposé, The Secret Still Hidden, is reserved for your review. Mr. Ferrara is available for TV, Radio and Newspaper interviews during the papal visit, from April 15 to 20 inclusive. If you wish to see Attorney Ferrara speaking on Bertone's Third Secret cover-up go to

To arrange an interview with Christopher Ferrara, and to get your pre-publication copy of The Secret Still Hidden, or for any further information, please contact Marta Andre toll-free at 1-716-691-7091, or e-mail

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