Italian influence seen growing in Roman Curia
Catholic World News - July 19, 2011
The influence of Italian clerics within the Vatican bureaucracy has grown remarkably during the pontificate of Benedict XVI, notes Marco Tosatti of Vatican Insider.
Pope Benedict has established a pattern of appointing prelates with whom he has worked in the past, and whom he trusts, to top-ranking posts in the Roman Curia. Many are native Italians. And in the crucial #2 positions, which often control the flow of paperwork, the Italian dominance is much more evident.
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