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Investigative journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi, holds a copy of Avarice, his book exposing Vatican scandals (AP)

The debate about press freedom is a distraction from the real scandal

Cardinal George Pell (PA)

Synod members disagree on whether final report opens Communion to remarried on a case-by-case basis

Cardinal George Pell  pictured in March (AP)

The Australian cardinal discussed Pope Francis and Communion in a wide-ranging interview

Jean-Baptiste de Franssu, President of the IOR (PA)

The bank made a profit of £49m last year, its annual report has revealed

Cardinal Pell spoke after the conference on the family (CNS)

The cardinal was speaking at the Voice of the Family conference in Rome on Saturday

Cardinal George Pell (CNS)

Separate statutes for the Council for the Economy, the Secretariat for the Economy and a ‘general auditor’s office’ announced

Pope Francis at the Vatican (CNS)

The Vatican balance sheet ought not to be a matter of global interest, for its fortune is relatively small

Vatican Reform

Cardinal Nichols says family synod called faithful ‘to walk alongside people in difficult situations’

A newly married couple walk past Swiss Guards after meeting Pope Francis during a general audience last month (CNS)

Bishops’ conference presidents and leaders of Vatican congregations will also be at October meeting

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney (CNS photo/Daniel Munoz, Reuters)

Pope Francis cannot lead the Church effectively without an effective Curia to carry out his wishes