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Topic: Curia

The biggest challenge for the Church is its Ottoman-style failure of management

Without good administration, charity and justice become impossible. Church leaders should look to the example of King Solomon

Reforming the Curia is not Pope Francis’s principal task

Change at the Vatican will follow as the Pontiff’s implements his vision of ‘a poor Church for the poor’

After his surprise election, Pope Francis must maintain momentum to reform the Curia

The Pontiff’s ‘Italian identity’ and a wise choice of Secretary of State will help bring about change at the Vatican

Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury must not be afraid to argue

The ecumenical process will be enlivened by the Pontiff and archbishop having some spirited rows

More reasons to hope for a step change in the Vatican’s episcopal appointments policy

The bishops’ conferences could soon be beginning to look very different

Pope names 24 new cardinals

List includes a large number of Italians but not Archbishop Nichols of Westminster or Archbishop Dolan of New York

‘Life without tension would be boring’

Anna Arco meets an American priest who has agreed, with some reluctance, to take a senior role in the Roman Curia

Pontiff makes key appointments to Curia

Canadian cardinal and Swiss bishop named as leaders of important curial departments

Slew of new faces in new places

The Vatican announces appointments to major curial positions

Benedict calls in Schönborn and Sodano

Unusual Vatican statement takes Archbishop of Vienna to task