FILE - In this June 26, 2012 file photo, Pope Benedict XVI, left, flanked by his private secretary Georg Gaenswein, visits the streets of Rovereto di Novi, northern Italy. Pope Benedict XVI has chosen his longtime secretary to also run the papal household. The Vatican said Friday that German Monsignor Georg Gaenswein will replace American prelate James Harvey, who was recently made a cardinal, as papal household prefect. That official arranges the pope's audiences and other events on his schedule. Gaenswein was personal secretary to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict, at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, then continued in that role after the German became pontiff in 2005. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini, File)

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FILE - In this June 26, 2012 file photo, Pope Benedict XVI, left, flanked by his private secretary Georg Gaenswein, visits the streets of Rovereto di Novi, northern Italy. Pope Benedict XVI has chosen his longtime secretary to also run the papal household. The Vatican said Friday that German Monsignor Georg Gaenswein will replace American prelate James Harvey, who was recently made a cardinal, as papal household prefect. That official arranges the pope's audiences and other events on his schedule. Gaenswein was personal secretary to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict, at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, then continued in that role after the German became pontiff in 2005. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini, File)
FILE - In this June 26, 2012 file photo, Pope Benedict XVI, left, flanked by his private secretary Georg Gaenswein, visits the streets of Rovereto di Novi, northern Italy. Pope Benedict XVI has chosen his longtime secretary to also run the papal household. The Vatican said Friday that German Monsignor Georg Gaenswein will replace American prelate James Harvey, who was recently made a cardinal, as papal household prefect. That official arranges the pope's audiences and other events on his schedule. Gaenswein was personal secretary to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict, at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, then continued in that role after the German became pontiff in 2005. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini, File)
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