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St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican appoints president of foundation overseeing scandal-ridden Italian hospital

Nov 12, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

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

Pope Francis speaks with Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin during his visit to Lima's Cathedral on January 21, 2018.

Analysis: Vatican finances and Cardinal Parolin’s crisis of credibility

Oct 12, 2020

By Ed Condon

On Saturday, the ongoing saga of Vatican financial scandal – or reform, if you prefer – continued with the announcement that... Read more

The Vatican and IDI financial scandal: A CNA explainer

Dec 17, 2019

Here’s the IDI scandal in a nutshell:  Read more

Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, center, in 2015.

Becciu again denies involvement in IDI hospital purchase

Dec 2, 2019

In a letter to a veteran Italian journalist, Cardinal Angelo Becciu wrote Monday that he was not involved in the... Read more

Vatican City. Stock Image via Shutterstock

IDI foundation president gives new detail on Vatican loans for hospital purchase

Nov 29, 2019

Antonio Maria Leozappa, president of the Fondazione Luigi Maria Monti, issued a letter to offer “clarification and rectification” on the... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

Cardinal Parolin says he arranged controversial hospital loan, Papal Foundation grant

Nov 20, 2019

By Ed Condon, JD Flynn

The Vatican Secretary of State told CNA this week that he is responsible for arranging a controversial loan for the... Read more

Theodore McCarrick.

McCarrick: Foundation ‘irresponsible’ to question controversial Vatican grant

Nov 6, 2019

By Ed Condon

McCarrick made the intervention in December 2017, after objections were raised to the Vatican’s request of $25 million from the... Read more

Then-Archbishop Angelo Becciu, as substitute at the Secretariat of State, with Vatican Gendarme Captain Giani Domenico in 2012.

Becciu says $200 million London property deal was ‘accepted practice’

Oct 30, 2019

By Ed Condon

Cardinal Angelo Becciu has denied any impropriety in a real estate investment made with Vatican funds and insisted that he... Read more

His Eminence Giovanni Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, June 27, 2019.

Vatican cardinals linked to missing millions and financial scandal

Oct 29, 2019

By Ed Condon

Cardinal Angelo Becciu and Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi have been key players in a complicated series of financial transactions to finance... Read more