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    Pope Francis appoints new right-hand man

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Pope Francis attempted to set a new tone for a Vatican beset by scandals on Saturday by naming a veteran diplomat as secretary
    of state, a role often called the "deputy pope".

    Archbishop Pietro Parolin's appointment ends the era of Cardinal
    Tarcisio Bertone, who was widely blamed for failing to prevent ethical and financial scandals that marked the eight-year reign of