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VaticanNews – Pope Francis Names Members Of Council For The Economy – 9 March 2014

 2014-03-08 Vatican Radio
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has named the members of the Council for the Economy, which was created with the Motu Proprio “Fidelis dispensator et prudens” on 24 February2014. It is composed of 8 Cardinals and 7 laypeople.
In a statement by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Rev. Federico Lombardi, SJ, it is noted Cardinals Cipriani Thorne , Napier, Rivera Carrera, Ricard , Hong Ton, Vallini , as well as Cardinal George Pell, the new Prefect of the Secretariat of Economy, were all members of the Council for the Study of Organizational and Economic Problems of the Holy See ( Council of 15) , which has been replaced by the new Council for the Economy. Father Lombardi also points out that Cardinal Marx and Cardinal Pell are both members of the Council of Cardinals for the reform of the Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus, and to assist the Holy Father in the governance of the universal Church. Continue reading