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Vatican Becciu investigation: Searches carried out at Sardinian diocese, social cooperative

The searches were carried out in Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s former diocese. Read more

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‘Security consultant’ says Cardinal Becciu asked her to compile ‘files’ on Vatican personnel

Cecilia Marogna made the allegation in an interview aired on an Italian investigative news program. Read more

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Vatican ‘security consultant’ Cecilia Marogna lodges complaint over confiscated cellphone

Cecilia Marogna, an Italian woman expected to face trial at the Vatican on charges of embezzlement, has lodged an appeal... Read more

A Vatican City flag seen from the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Italy, on March 12, 2015. Credit: Bohumil Petrik/CNA.

Vatican says trial of Italian woman for alleged embezzlement will begin soon

The Vatican announced on Monday that the trial of an Italian woman for alleged embezzlement would begin soon.  Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.

Analysis: Is there a road back for Cardinal Becciu?

Despite his attempts to fight his way back to credibility, there seems little prospect of a return to favor for the... Read more

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Swiss court orders full access to records for Vatican financial investigation

Vatican investigators have been granted full access to Swiss banking documentation related to long-time Vatican investment manager Enrico Crasso.  Read more

The then Archbishop Angelo Becciu blesses the Pilgrimage Information Center for the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy on Dec. 1, 2015.

Cardinal Becciu launches second defamation lawsuit since resignation

Cardinal Angelo Becciu is launching a second defamation lawsuit in relation to “offensive” media reports surrounding the events that led... Read more

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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

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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

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

Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi.

Pope Francis names Archbishop Tomasi delegate to Order of Malta

Pope Francis on Sunday named Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi his special delegate to the Order of Malta, following the resignation... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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

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Italian ‘security consultant’ appeals extradition to Vatican over financial crimes

Cecilia Marogna was arrested October 13 by Italian financial authorities after a warrant was issued by Vatican prosecutors through Interpol.  Read more