Institute of Religious Works

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Valletta, Malta.

Malta court authorizes seizure of €29 million in Vatican bank assets

Apr 9, 2020

By Ed Condon

A Maltese court has authorized the seizure of assets belonging to the Institute for Works of Religion (IOR), commonly called... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Embezzlement trial begins for ex-Vatican Bank president

May 9, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The first hearing in a trial against the former president of the Institute of Religious Works (IOR) – known as... Read more

Mary Ann Glendon, who resigned from the IOR's Board of Superindentence Feb. 16, 2018.

Mary Ann Glendon resigns from Vatican Bank oversight board

Feb 16, 2018

Prominent American professor Mary Ann Glendon has resigned from the Board of Superintendence which oversees the Institute of Religious Works,... Read more