The following article, written by Kelly Velasquez and Angus MacKinnon, appears on The Local.
New claims about mismanagement of the Catholic Church’s finances and vitriolic attacks on Pope Francis from hardline traditionalists offer a keyhole glimpse of in-fighting simmering behind closed doors at the Vatican, experts say.
The two issues have generated a flurry of headlines in recent days, sending commentators scrambling to explain their significance for the Argentine pontiff and his battle to reform both the way the Church is governed and its message.
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