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Vatican Finances - Latest News
Sep 28, 2020 - 05:28 pm .- Italian businessman Gianluigi Torzi has provided detailed information to investigators in the ongoing Vatican financial scandal, according to new reports. News of Torzi’s cooperation with prosecutors follows the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Becciu last week, and the announcement that Pope Francis has appointed a new prosecutor to strengthen the case.
Sep 28, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Pope Francis Monday named an Italian lawyer and professor of commercial law to work as an additional prosecutor in the Vatican City State’s court.
Sep 27, 2020 - 09:10 am .- Cardinal George Pell is set to return to Rome on Tuesday, his first time back in the Vatican since 2017, when he took a leave of absence from his role as prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy to travel to Australia. 
Sep 25, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The fall of Cardinal Angelo Becciu comes after nearly two years of reporting placing him at the center of several different, overlapping Vatican financial scandals.
Sep 25, 2020 - 10:45 am .- The day after he was forced to resign from his Vatican job and to give up his rights as a cardinal, Angelo Becciu defended his actions and said he “is ready” to explain if called on by Vatican judicial authorities.
Sep 25, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Following his resignation yesterday, new reports reveal details of how Cardinal Angelo Becciu managed Vatican financial affairs, developing a story CNA first broke last year.
Sep 25, 2020 - 06:45 am .- Cardinal George Pell thanked Pope Francis Friday following the dramatic resignation of Vatican Cardinal Angelo Becciu.
Sep 18, 2020 - 08:45 am .- The Vatican’s prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy and the auditor general signed a memorandum of understanding Friday on the fight against corruption.
Sep 16, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The Italian businessman at the center of the Vatican’s London property scandal is asking a British court to rule that he acted in good faith. Lawyers for Raffaele Mincione are arguing that the Holy See is trying to nullify the deal, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, according to new reports.
Aug 27, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- In an interview Thursday, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, spoke about uncovering financial scandal, saying that hiding scandal increases and entrenches it.
Aug 6, 2020 - 06:49 am .- Pope Francis on Thursday named 13 new members to the Council for the Economy, which oversees Vatican finances and the work of the Secretariat for the Economy.
Jul 31, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- In the months before Gianluigi Torzi was asked by the Holy See to act as middle man for the final purchase of the London property at 60 Sloane Ave. from Raffaele Mincione, a company owned by Mincione secured a multi-million-euro loan from a company controlled by Torzi.
Jul 15, 2020 - 09:37 am .- Vatican prosecutors, working with Italian authorities, have executed a search and seizure warrant against the Italian businessman Raffaele Mincione, the man responsible for the controversial investment of hundreds of millions of euros on behalf of the Holy See Secretariat of State.
Jul 10, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The Holy See is facing a perfect storm of a massive income shortfall, months of financial scandal, and a looming international banking inspection.
Jul 3, 2020 - 04:30 am .- The Vatican’s financial watchdog authority reported Friday that it received 64 suspicious activity reports in 2019, 15 of which it forwarded to the Promoter of Justice for possible prosecution. 
Jun 30, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Cardinal George Pell has said that the Church’s spiritual mission is no excuse for bad management, and that financial corruption can pose a greater risk to clergy than sexual misconduct.
Jun 30, 2020 - 04:35 am .- Pope Francis has appointed a commissioner to reform the administration of the office responsible for the upkeep of St. Peter’s Basilica, where documents and computers were seized by order of judicial authorities June 30.
Jun 29, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Companies owned by Italian businessman Raffaele Mincione have filed lawsuits against the holding company which owns the London building at the center of a multi-million-dollar real estate investment by the Holy See, and against the Vatican Secretariat of State.
Jun 23, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Evangelizing countries where the faith has been watered down and resolving the ongoing financial crisis in the Vatican are challenges which will extend past the reign of Pope Francis, author George Weigel said on Monday.
Jun 17, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Members of the Vatican's financial watchdog authority met this week to update offices on regulations to fight money laundering and the financing of terrorism organizations.

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