A week ago, The Tablet of London broke the news that the Vatican had blocked the re-election of the Caritas Internationalis' chief  when the Vatican Secretariat of State refused to grant Lesley-Anne Knight the necessary nihil obstat required for all candidates for the key position.
As that news spreads around the world, reactions are rolling in.
From Thailand two days ago: Local Caritias priest questions Vatican's blocking re-election of Caritas Internationalis secretary-general .
From Australia today: Vatican targets Caritas . This essay was penned by Duncan MacLaren, the secretary general of Cariitas Internationalis from 1999 to 2007, immediately before Lesley-Anne Knight.