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The agency will now be called the Supervisory and Financial Information Authority.

Pope Francis approves overhaul of Vatican’s financial watchdog

Pope Francis approved Saturday sweeping changes to the Vatican’s financial watchdog authority.  Read more

The AIF in the Vatican.

Analysis: 2020, the year to make or break Vatican finances?

The Holy See is facing a perfect storm of a massive income shortfall, months of financial scandal, and a looming... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican financial watchdog hails ‘rising trend’ in reports to Promoter of Justice

The Vatican’s financial watchdog authority reported Friday that it received 64 suspicious activity reports in 2019, 15 of which it... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Suspension revoked for Vatican’s financial watchdog authority

The new head of the Vatican Financial Intelligence Authority (AIF) announced Thursday that the Vatican’s internal financial watchdog’s suspension from... Read more

Pope Francis during an in flight press conference on the papal plane, Nov. 26, 2019.

On papal flight, Pope Francis talks Vatican financial scandal

Although investigators are looking into a controversial Vatican investment in a luxury London property development, whether the deal was corrupt... Read more

A view of the facade of St. Peter's Basilica from the Vatican's Apostolic Palace.

Annual report shows progress in Vatican financial transparency

The Vatican’s 2016 AIF financial report shows the trend toward transparency of previous years has continued, with a drop in... Read more

Financial transparency serves the Church's mission, says Vatican official

In an exclusive interview with CNA, the director of the Vatican's financial watchdog stressed that the Holy See has pursued... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, Jan. 25, 2015.

Annual report shows Vatican financial watchdog to be on track

The third annual report of the Financial Intelligence Authority shows that the Vatican's anti-money laundering legal system has been consolidated,... Read more

Rene Bruelhart, who was appointed presdient of the Financial Information Authority Nov. 19, gives a press briefing at the Vatican.

Latest appointment at Vatican financial watchdog opens a new phase

Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed René Bruelhart president of the Financial Information Authority, the Vatican's financial watchdog, thus opening a... Read more