VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis met on Monday with Australian Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican’s former economy minister who has returned to Rome after the firing of an Italian cardinal whom Pell had accused of obstructing financial reform.

Pell was cleared earlier this year of sexual abuse charges in Australia after spending 13 months in prison, and it remains unclear whether he will take up another role in the Vatican.

The Vatican announced the meeting between Pell and Pope Francis in a statement on the pope’s daily private audiences, but gave no details. “It went very well,” Pell told reporters in front of his residence just outside the Vatican walls.

Pell returned to Rome on Sept. 30, just days after the pope fired Pell’s nemesis, Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu, who was accused of embezzlement and nepotism. Becciu has denied all wrongdoing.

While Becciu was number two in the Vatican’s

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis sought to assure external inspectors of the Vatican’s financial operations on Thursday that he was pushing ahead with reforms, as the Holy See reeled from a scandal in which he fired a powerful cardinal.

In an address to Moneyval, the Council of Europe’s financial monitoring arm, Francis listed recent actions he had taken to make Vatican finances more transparent.

He appeared to refer to the Vatican’s latest financial scandals when he quoted the gospel story of Jesus driving the merchants from the temple and telling them “You cannot serve both God and money”.

Last month, the pope fired Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu, accusing him of embezzlement and nepotism. Becciu has denied all wrongdoing.

Moneyval is making one of its periodic inspections to check the Vatican is complying with international norms to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism.

“The measures that you are evaluating

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Jenna Brillhart

More than a year ago, I had a chat with a new acquaintance. An accomplished IT exec with a decade-and-a-half of experience under her belt, she was seriously impressive; but she was also unfulfilled in her job. “I wish I could change careers,” she told me. “I just don’t know how.”

It’s terrifying to say goodbye to a path you’ve spent years carving out for yourself, and can seem impossible to imagine rebuilding from scratch — especially during a pandemic when unemployment still sits at a staggering 10%, as of July. But for some, now more than ever, it feels necessary to entertain the idea of something entirely new.

Many unemployed Americans are struggling to make ends meet or pay for basic care, and starting a new career can seem daunting, if not impossible. When Ivanka Trump, a person who was born into unimaginable wealth, launched her “Find

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COVID-19 has disrupted the way businesses conduct their day-to-day operations as a result of lockdowns and other mandatory quarantine measures.

Restaurants, airlines, hotels, casinos, and many other establishments have been forced to rethink their business models and the way they deliver their products and services to clients. The goal is to not just bring in revenues, but to even find ways to expand despite the various obstacles.

In an environment such as this, is it really possible to grow a business?

Tech companies, delivery service businesses, medical providers and a group of other ventures have taken advantage of this situation to expand their businesses dramatically, which points to the reality that even in the midst of a life-disrupting scenario, companies can still find ways to grow by identifying ways to meet their clients when and where they need it.

In the following article, business consultant Jasdeep Singh gives business owners

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Grassroots Stewardship: Sustainability Within Our Reach

By F Stuart Chapin III. Oxford University Press, 2020. 222 pages. $38.50 hardcover, $19.19 E-book.

’Grassroots Stewardship: Sustainability Within Our Reach, ’ by F Stuart Chapin III

F Stuart “Terry” Chapin, emeritus professor of ecology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been a leading figure in scientific circles for decades — as the author of hundreds of scientific papers and texts in ecosystem ecology and stewardship and as a participant in international fora. In 2019 he won the Volvo Environment Prize, one of the scientific world’s most respected environmental prizes, for his work in earth stewardship.

Now, Chapin’s years of research, learning and hard thinking about the relationship between people and nature has culminated in an optimistic argument for a grassroots movement leading away from the Earth’s destruction to sustainability. “Grassroots Stewardship: Sustainability Within Our Reach” marries science and ethics in a way

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