Pope's appointee ruffles cassocks at Vatican

A 27-year-old with film-star looks, flowing hair and leather jacket provocatively unzipped, wouldn't describe too many appointees to Vatican commissions, but they do describe Francesca Chaouqui, whom Pope Francis has appointed to a commission tasked with overhauling the Vatican's financial systems. 

Writing for The Sunday Times, John Follain describes how Chaouqui is shaking things up in the Curia. See: Pope's glamorous aide Francesca Chaouqui ruffling Vatican feathers.


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