martedì 27 giugno 2017

Mali Bishop Pledges to Make Cardinal's Ceremony Amid Scandal
An ailing Mali archbishop facing allegations of financial impropriety has assured the Vatican he plans to show up at St. Peter's Basilica to be made a cardinal by Pope Francis. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Bamako Archbishop Jean Zerbo "has confirmed his presence" at the Wednesday ceremony where Zerbo and four other churchmen will be elevated to cardinal's rank.  (...)