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Bishop Nunzio Galantino in Rome, Feb. 18, 2014.

Vatican bishop: Ethics committee will guide future investments

A Vatican bishop said this week that a committee of outside professionals is being created to help keep Holy See... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.

Cardinal Becciu seeks damages over 'groundless' Italian media reports

Cardinal Angelo Becciu said Wednesday he is taking legal action against an Italian media outlet for publishing “unfounded accusations” against... Read more

Police officer on duty at St Peter's square in Vatican City.

Report: Search finds 600,000 euros in cash at suspended Vatican official’s home

Police have found hundreds of thousands of euros in cash hidden in two homes of a suspended Vatican official under... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican appoints president of foundation overseeing scandal-ridden Italian hospital

The Vatican announced Thursday that it had appointed an interim president of the foundation which owns and operates a scandal-ridden... Read more

The flag of Vatican City with St. Peter's Basilica in the background on April 29, 2019.

Searches carried out on key figures in Vatican financial scandal

Rome financial police executed a search warrant this week against three figures tied to the Vatican's London property scandal. According... Read more

The Royal Courts of Justice houses the High Court and Court of Appeal of England and Wales.

UK lawsuit gives details on Vatican’s controversial London building

A lawsuit filed against the Vatican Secretariat of State by its former investment manager, Raffaele Mincione, includes new details about... Read more

The flag of Vatican City with St. Peter's Basilica in the background on May 29, 2015.

Lawyer downplays suspended Vatican official’s role in London property deal

A lawyer for Msgr. Mauro Carlino downplayed the suspended Vatican official’s involvement in a controversial London property deal, saying that... Read more

Pope Francis during the Wednesday general audience inside the San Damaso Courtyard of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace, Sept. 30, 2020.

Analysis: Pope Francis’ ‘long game’ of Vatican financial reform comes full circle

Pope Francis has removed control of financial affairs and investments from the Secretariat of State - a dramatic turn in the... Read more


Lone director of Vatican's London property has business ties to deal's broker

The Vatican Secretariat of State’s holding company, through which it controls a London property at 60 Sloane Avenue, has only... Read more

Bishop Nunzio Galantino, pictured in 2016.

Vatican bishop: Peter’s Pence not used to cover London investment losses

A Vatican bishop said Saturday that the Holy See did not use money from Peter’s Pence or the pope’s discretionary... Read more

Pope Francis at the General House of the Society of Jesus in Rome, Dec. 13, 2019.

Pope Francis says more action coming in fight against Vatican corruption

Pope Francis has said more changes are on the horizon as the Vatican continues to combat financial corruption inside its... Read more

The Palace of Justice in Milan, Italy.

Italian 'security consultant' freed from jail until Vatican extradition request decided

An Italian woman under investigation by Vatican authorities for suspected embezzlement was released from a jail in Milan on Friday,... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.

Becciu: 'No communication' from Vatican investigators over Cecilia Marogna

Lawyers for Cardinal Angelo Becciu have said the cardinal has received 'no communication' from Vatican investigators looking into payments by... Read more

Vatican police car.

Report: Vatican investigators focus on longtime investment manager

An Italian newsweekly says it has obtained a document in which Vatican investigators focus on Enrico Crasso - a longtime... Read more

Cardinal George Pell arrives in Rome Sept. 30, 2020.

Australian state police rule out probe into Vatican money transfers during Pell trial

Police in the Australian state of Victoria said Friday that they have no plans for a further investigation into reports... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.

Report: Vatican requests evidence in Becciu embezzlement investigation

Vatican prosecutors have requested evidence from Rome in an ongoing investigation into allegations that Cardinal Angelo Becciu used Secretariat of... Read more

The flag of Vatican City with St. Peter's Basilica in the background.

Report: Vatican investigators provide evidence of payments to Italian ‘security consultant’

Vatican investigators have evidence that an Italian woman accused of embezzling from the city state was paid by order of... Read more

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Alleged Vatican money transfers during Pell trial referred to police by Australian intelligence agency

The Australian financial intelligence agency has handed information to federal police concerning allegations that international money transfers, amounting to hundreds... Read more

Police officer on duty at St Peter's square in Vatican City.

Report: Secret audio recording shows key figures discussing Vatican’s London property deal

An Italian newspaper claimed Monday that it had gained access to a secret audio recording of a meeting between three... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.

Becciu 'vigorously' denies interference in Cardinal Pell trial

Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu again denied having interfered in any way with the trial of Cardinal George Pell, after Italian... Read more