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St. Peter's Basilica as seen from the Braccia Carlo Magno arm of the colonnade. CNA file photo.

Vatican response to financial evaluation will exceed requirements

Apr 10, 2013

The Vatican plans to demonstrate its commitment to financial transparency by presenting progress it has made in areas the Council... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica/CNA.

Vatican hopes to resume accepting credit card payments

Jan 23, 2013

With credit card transactions suspended in Vatican City since the new year, three-way talks are due to be held among... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican flag. File Photo.

Vatican official surprised by Italian bank's credit card halt

Jan 15, 2013

The Bank of Italy's decision to not accept credit cards from foreign banks anymore at the Vatican has stunned a... Read more

Monsignor Ettore Balestrero, the Holy See’s Under-Secretary for Relations with States, speaks at a July 18, 2012 press conference.

Vatican welcomes largely positive report on financial transparency

Jul 18, 2012

The Vatican is welcoming a largely positive report from the European body responsible for monitoring financial transparency, while also committing... Read more