New Vatican transparency guru brings unique pedigree

Rene Brulhart (CNS photo/Stephan Pick)

ROME -- In the abstract, if one were to draw up the ideal profile of a financial expert the Vatican might enlist to help clean up its reputation as a magnet for scandal, the wish list might include several points. There probably aren't many people who would fit the bill, but the Vatican seems to have found one: a 40-year-old Swiss lawyer named René Brülhart.

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