This is Pope Benedict with his trusted secretary Monsignor Georg Gänswein.
Benedict’s trusted secretary, Monsignor Georg Gänswein, will be serving both pontiffs — living with Benedict at the monastery inside the Vatican and keeping his day job as prefect of the new pope’s household. Asked about the potential conflicts, Lombardi was defensive, saying the decisions had been clearly reasoned and were likely chosen for the sake of simplicity. “I believe it was well thought out,” he said.
So Benedict’s male companion (described as a cross between Hugh Grant and George Clooney) will continue to live with him, while working for the other Pope during the day. Are we supposed to think that’s, well, a normal arrangement?
The above quote is taken from an article at The Dish