An offer they should refuse
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Domenico discusses The Follieri Group, a company formed to buy church properties then renovate and sell them. Seems one of the company's principals is a relative of Cardinal Angelo Sodano, the Vatican's secretary of state:
... So here we have a company seeking relationships with American dioceses to buy up and dispose of closing properties. Meanwhile, a relative of one of the principles is the man ultimately in charge of the appeals process for parishes being closed. ...