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  • Cardinal who led reform of Legionaries, Regnum Christi dead at 81

    Cardinal who led reform of Legionaries, Regnum Christi dead at 81

    • Sep 12, 2017

    Italian Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, who oversaw a Vatican-sponsored reform of the Legion of Christ and its lay branch, Regnum Christi, in the wake of sexual abuse scandals surrounding their founder, the late Mexican Father Marcial Maciel Degollado, died over the weekend, just days short of his 82nd birthday.

  • Key figures in pope’s financial reform carry some baggage

    Key figures in pope’s financial reform carry some baggage

    • Jul 16, 2016

    Pope Francis was elected in March 2013 on a reform mandate, and quickly got to work trying to clean up Vatican finances. The effort has been beset with headaches and tensions, however, and two new key figures who’ve faced questions marks themselves are now set to play a more prominent role.

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