Fr. Georg Secretary. Confirmed


He will remain beside the pope, contrary to the rumors of his removal. Security has been reinforced in the pontifical apartment. And for six months, Ingrid Stampa has been deprived of access to it

by Sandro Magister

ROME, November 23, 2012 – Tomorrow’s consistory with the creation of six new cardinals has been hailed with a fireworks display of conjectures.

It was above all the bestowal of the scarlet to the American archbishop James Michael Harvey that uncorked the more or less bizarre hypotheses on the future configuration of Vatican leadership.

Last October 24, in proclaiming the consistory, Benedict XVI had announced Harvey’s appointment as archpriest of the papal basilica of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls.

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