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Pope Francis Cleans House At The Vatican Bank

posted on July 3, 2013

Alessandro Speciale of Religion News Service reports two top Vatican Bank managers resigned Monday, just five days after Pope Francis appointed an independent commission to review the bank. Francis, who Speciale writes “was elected with a clear mandate to reform the Curia,” created the commission to bring the bank’s operations back into harmony with the church’s mission. “By moving swiftly,” Speciale writes, “Francis seems to be signaling his resolve to tackle a persistent source of scandal that his predecessors were unwilling or unable to put down.”

Read at Religion News Service