He may be an exception, but his example proves that grace can confound the expectations and machinations of curial politics.
There is only one Italian on the list, Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, who is not part of the Roman curial inner circle.
An older pope who does not know which curial offices and officers need the ax, will be even easier to ignore than Benedict.
Only two Europeans were chosen outside the curial appointments.
This criticism applies, mutatis mutandis, to what may be called the curial system of Dublin Castle.
An English translation of his "curial" was printed by Caxton without date.
Peasant, land-owner, curial,—all sank into hopeless misery by the crushing of this gold-producing machinery.
The village or district was made a curial, and became responsible in its aggregate character for the individual payments.
His curial (The Courtier) is a satire on the vices of the court by one who had acquaintance with its corruption.
I saw by the way their things were packed in the curial that they did not intend to return for some days.
c.1600, one of the ten divisions of each of the three ancient Roman tribes; also "the Senate-house of Rome," from Latin curia "court," perhaps from *co-wiria "community of men." Transferred to the Papal court (1840).