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Pope fires entire board of Vatican financial watchdog

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly general audience at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly general audience at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly general audience at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Rene Bruelhart, director of the Vatican's Financial Information Authority (FIA), speaks during a news conference at the Vatican May 22, 2013.  REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Rene Bruelhart, director of the Vatican's Financial Information Authority (FIA), speaks during a news conference at the Vatican May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Rene Bruelhart, director of the Vatican's Financial Information Authority (FIA), speaks during a news conference at the Vatican May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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