Spanish Jesuit succeeds Cardinal Pell as Prefect of Secretariat for the Economy (Vatican Press Office)
Thursday, 14 November 2019 Pope Francis has appointed Father Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves, general counsellor of the Society of Jesus, as Prefect of Secretariat for the Economy. Cardinal Pell’s five-year term as the Secretariat’s first prefect began in February 2014 and concluded in February 2019.
Catholic cardinal George Pell will have one last chance to overturn his conviction for sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys after the Australian High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the former Vatican treasurer's appeal. Ryan Brooks reports.