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Pope Francis Creates Commission to Restructure Vatican’s Economy

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Rome, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Vatican announced today the creation of a papal commission that will be in charge of restructuring the economy and the administration of the Vatican, by order of Pope Francis. The commission aims at “simplifying and rationalizing current structures and achieve a more thorough planning of the economic activities of all of the Vatican’s administrations”, noted a communiqué issued by the press office.

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Vatican Condemns U.S. Blockade against Cuba


The Vatican on Friday condemned the U.S. blockade against Cuba, while making prior statements to the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Caribbean island next week. According to Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi, the Holy See considers the blockade makes people suffer, and does not meet the goal of a greater good.