Yesterday, the Holy Father had an audience with Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy. I am betting Pope Francis has begun handing out pink slips.You heard it here first. And, I am betting, too, though with less certainty, that Piacenza's replacement will be an American.
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- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
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