Pope Francis, At Christmas Gathering, Blasts Vatican’s Bureaucrats :

“A Curia that does not criticize itself, that does not bring itself up to date, that does not try to improve, is a sick body.”
— Pope Francis, 24 Dec 2014

Via: Pope Francis, At Christmas Gathering, Blasts Vatican’s Bureaucrats – The Two-Way : NPR

“The Curia, the administrative body of the Roman Catholic Church, is dominated by Italians who oversee the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. Francis, an Argentine, is the first non-European to hold the papacy in more than a millennium. The former Cardinal had not worked in the Curia before his election; he has made reform of the Vatican a major part of his agenda.”

Further reading: A list of Pope Francis’ 15 “Ailments of the Curia”