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Australian business manager joins Vatican Secretariat for the Economy

June 04, 2014

Cardinal George Pell has chosen a longtime aide to coordinate planning at the Vatican’s new Secretariat for the Economy.

Danny Casey, who was the business manager for the Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia, under Cardinal Pell, will be responsible for planning and project management. In a letter to the priests of Sydney. Casey said that his office “will be central to the establishment of new policies, systems and practices.”

Casey—who was also chief operating officer for the World Youth Day celebrations in Sydney in 2008—will relocated to Rome as he assumes his new duties.

The Secretariat for the Economy, created by Pope Francis in February, is establishing offices in St. John's Tower in the Vatican, a building that once housed popes, and cardinals.


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