Australian Cardinal George Pell has been appointed to one of the most Vatican's senior roles, Prefect for the Economy of the Holy See.
He will be responsible for management and reform of the Vatican's sprawling administration and finances, reporting directly to the Pope.
One of his first tasks will be cleaning up the mess exposed by the 'Vatileaks' scandal, in which private letters to Pope Benedict leaked by his personal butler revealed infighting and allegations of corruption among a territorial and rebellious bureaucracy.
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For those who don't know Pell and his conservative antics, there are plenty of articles about him on this site...