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Pope Appoints New Members to IOR Commission

VATICAN CITY, January 15, 2014 (Zenit.org) - Pope Francis has appointed new members to the Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), colloquially known as the Vatican Bank.

The Vatican announced today that the commission will hereafter be made up of the following members: Cardinal Christoph Sch÷nborn, Archbishop of Vienna, Cardinal Thomas Christopher Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Cardinal Santos Abril y Castillˇ, archpriest of the Papal Basilica of St Mary Major, and Cardinal-designate Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State.

Only Cardinal Tauran remains from the preceding commission whose previous members had been renewed for a five year term by Benedict XVI almost a year ago.

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