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Monday, March 2nd

Cardinal appointed by Pope Francis to reform Vatican budget accused of massive overspending "George Pell's apparent taste for luxury and good living stands in stark contrast to the frugality and austerity espoused by the Pope, who lives in a modest residence rather than the opulent Apostolic Palace and has eschewed grand motorcades in favour of humble hatch-backs."

Also: The hit job on Cardinal Pell was inevitable: he’s cleaning out the Vatican stables (The Spectator)

The Telegraph