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  • Pope Francis to live in Vatican guesthouse, not papal apartments

    03/26/2013 11:48:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 176 replies
    cns ^ | March 26, 2013 | Cindy Wooden
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has decided not to move into the papal apartments in the Apostolic Palace, but to live in a suite in the Vatican guesthouse where he has been since the beginning of the conclave that elected him, said Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman. "He is experimenting with this type of living arrangement, which is simple," but allows him "to live in community with others," both the permanent residents -- priests and bishops who work at the Vatican -- as well as guests coming to the Vatican for meetings and conferences, Father Lombardi said March...