Pope names new economic chief to succeed disgraced cardinal

FILE PHOTO: Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell walks towards the Melbourne Magistrates Court with Australian police in Australia, October 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Dadswell/File Photo

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Thursday named the Vatican’s new economy minister to succeed Cardinal George Pell, who is appealing a conviction in his native Australia for sexually assaulting two teenaged choir boys. The post, formally known as Prefect for the Secretariat of the Economy, has been vacant since Pell took leave of […]

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