"The Vatican will always be grateful for that," the secretariat said, his tone appeasing, "and yet there are those who still believe your financial munificence in 1982 is the only reason you were granted prelature status in the first place."
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The President is thought to have made the statement to appease the party faithful.
If I fail English because I didn’t do my homework, there will be no appeasing my mother.