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Pope Francis Replaces Vatican Bank Board

Pope Francis at the Vatican on Jan. 12
Pope Francis at the Vatican on Jan. 12Photograph by Filippo Monteforte/AFP via Getty Images

Pope Francis continues to scrub away at the stain of scandal and financial excess in the Vatican.

Earlier this week, he replaced four of five supervisory board members at the Vatican bank. He also halted the controversial practice of wealthy donors spending heavily to win special treatment for sainthood candidates.