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The observance of common norms is necessary both to guarantee an ordered flow of work in the Roman Curia and in the institutions tied to the Holy See" and to "ensure the impartial treatment --including economically" of the laypeople who work for the Vatican, the pope said in the letter, published Oct.
The Curia has survived every reform of the central government of the Catholic Church: the Gregorian reform of the eleventh century; the reshaping at the beginning of the Tridentine era; the loss of the Papal States in 1870; and finally the reforms during the "brief 20th century," (4) from Pope Pius X's Sapienti consilio (1908) to Pope Paul VI's Regimini ecclesiae universae (1967) and Pope John Paul IPs Pastor bonus (1988).
If so, members of the Curia weren't necessarily all that receptive.
Francis, who is the first Latin American pope and never worked in the Italian-dominated Curia before he was elected, has not shied from complaining about the gossiping, careerism and bureaucratic power intrigues that afflict the Holy See.
The Curia needs to change, to improve … a Curia that does not criticise itself, that does not bring itself up to date, that does not try to improve, is a sick body," he said in a sombre address.
Federico Lombardi, the cardinals emphasized that they were looking "in depth" at the Curia and ways of restructuring it, not at "small touch ups" (CatholicNewsService.
Without credit, Curia must rely on retained earnings and money from family and friends.
On average, Curia said, 49 daily meals were delivered and an additional 69 daily meals were served as part of the congregate meals program at the Simi Valley Senior Center - also partly funded by the Senior Nutrition Program.
The curia is both perpetrator and victim in an institutional system that contravenes the gospel of Christ that it purports to serve.
Peter, and became a popular residence of the papal curia.
The CIA, having many Catholics in key positions, established a working relationship with the Vatican after World War II and cooperated with the Curia (Vatican bureaucrats) in helping Nazi criminals find refuge, usually in Latin America.
Paul Outside the Walls in 1959 with the rest of the Curia and, while there, announced that he was going to invoke the Second Vatican Council to update the Catholic church for today's world.