Unlikely bureaucrat


Cardinal Claudio Hummes seems too young for someone who will be 73 in August. But he is unlikely to be collecting a pension cheque for a long while. Last October Benedict XVI offered the then-Archbishop of Sao Paulo a new and entirely different job by calling him to the Vatican to head up the Congregation for the Clergy. Returning to his former archdiocese this week with Pope Benedict for the opening of the Latin American bishops' conference must be a poignant reminder of the change his life has undergone - Robert Mickens

Unlikely bureaucrat