Cardinals are given secret briefing on church issues

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Cardinals gathered in Rome waiting to begin the election process for a new pope have been briefed on the state of the Vatican's finances.

Amid suspicions about the Holy See's bank which has been the focus of several scandals, the heads of the Vatican's three main financial offices revealed what the new pope will have to contend with - albeit behind closed doors..