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destination Costa Rica. Indiscretion over the future of the Don George Janswin It is circulating in the Vatican, thanks to the anticipation of a Spanish website, Religion Digital. It is alleged that Pope Francis – barring last-minute changes – decided to entrust the German Archbishop, for nearly twenty years, loyal secretary to Benedict XVI, with a diplomatic seat in Latin America.
Pope Francis and Don George
It was only on Sunday morning that Don Georg Gensoin confirmed, in the sacristy of the Roman Church, that the Pope had not yet resolved his reservations and decided his future destination. He added that he was waiting to know his fate. «In recent days we had a conversation with the father, which lasted about twenty-five, thirty minutes, and told him about the practices of the will, and it would take at least three weeks; He said about me that he has not decided yet, there is some time to think about it ».
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The duties are now complete and dealing with the amount of bureaucracy involved in carrying out the will of the deceased Ratzinger who is his appointed executor, and for the German archbishop it is only a matter of waiting for the new book to be published. office. Religion Digital reports that last week the Holy See asked Costa Rican authorities to approve a personal secretary for Benedict XVI. If there is no administrative response, as usual, Roma will consider granting “yes” and announce Don George’s destination. A move that obviously might come as a surprise, given that Gaenswein has taken rather critical positions toward some of Pope Francis’ papal passages.
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In the Latin American country, the Catholic Church has a privileged position, and Catholicism is the official state religion, according to Article 75 of the Constitution. So it is a peaceful point of view from a political point of view.At the moment the current ambassador, Bruno Moussaro, is about to turn 75 and has already requested retirement. The first diocese (with Nicaragua) was erected in 1531, and was dependent on the Crown of Castile, until 1850, when the Ecclesiastical Province of Costa Rica was established.
Pope Francis: “You rule with the head, not the knees.” Then he can resign
In the past, the local church has been shaken by some incidents of abuse. Last August, the courts ordered the Costa Rican Bishops’ Conference and the Archbishop of San Jose, Rafael Quiros, to compensate Carlos Alberto Muñoz, a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of former priest Mauricio Véquez, $100,000. The events took place in 2003 and were covered by the ecclesiastical hierarchy.
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