ROME, ITALY - MARCH 05:  New Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, arrives at the Basilica di Santa Sabina to attend the Ash Wednesday service led by Pope Francis on March 5, 2014 in Rome, Italy. Ash Wednesday opens the liturgical 40-day period of Lent, a time of prayer, fasting, penitence and alms giving leading up to Easter.  (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)