What is the Roman Curia? The Roman Curia, which works to support the pope, is the central cabinet or governing body of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Curia consists of numerous departments and bodies, the most important of which, the Secretariat of State, is led by the Cardinal Secretary of State. Following Pope Benedict […]

Who he is: Cardinal Marc Ouellet is a Canadian cardinal of the Catholic church, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and president of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. Ouellet is rumored to be a leading candidate to succeed Benedict XVI as pope. His origins: Ouellet was born June 8, 1944 in La Motte, Quebec. […]