Raffaele Mincione

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Giovanni Angelo Becciu, former prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, pictured June 27, 2019.

Cardinal Becciu to stand trial at Vatican for embezzlement and abuse of office

Jul 3, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican court announced it will hold a trial in connection with the Secretariat of State’s purchase of a London... 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

Nov 6, 2020

By Ed Condon

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

Raffaele Mincione.

'Conflict of interest'? — Mincione invested Vatican in Torzi bond before London sale

Oct 9, 2020

By Ed Condon

When the Vatican purchased a London luxury apartment building from its investment manager in 2018, the building owner and the... Read more

St. Peter's Square, Vatican City.

Mincione used former Vatican fund to invest in mafia-linked bond managed by Torzi company

Oct 1, 2020

By Ed Condon

An investment fund created for the Holy See Secretariat of State to invest Church funds was used to purchase millions... Read more

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

Mincione asks UK court to rule he ‘acted in good faith’ in Vatican deal

Sep 16, 2020

By Ed Condon

The Italian businessman at the center of the Vatican’s London property scandal is asking a British court to rule that... Read more

Raffaele Mincione (C) and Carla Maria Orsi Carbone (R) attend the launch of M Industry London and the Art Bag at 51 Berkeley Square on Oct. 3, 2017 in London, England.

Vatican finances: London deal players had prior history

Jul 31, 2020

By Ed Condon

In the months before Gianluigi Torzi was asked by the Holy See to act as middle man for the final... Read more

Raffaele Mincione.

Police seize Mincione’s phones in Vatican corruption probe

Jul 15, 2020

By Ed Condon

Vatican prosecutors, working with Italian authorities, have executed a search and seizure warrant against the Italian businessman Raffaele Mincione, the... Read more

Raffaele Mincione (C) and Carla Maria Orsi Carbone (R) attend the launch of M Industry London and the Art Bag at 51 Berkeley Square on Oct. 3, 2017 in London, England.

Mincione companies file suit against Vatican Secretariat of State and property holding company

Jun 29, 2020

By Ed Condon

Companies owned by Italian businessman Raffaele Mincione have filed lawsuits against the holding company which owns the London building at... Read more

Dome of St. Peter's basilica, Vatican City.

Analysis: Is the Torzi arrest a beginning or an end?

Jun 9, 2020

By Ed Condon

The arrest of Italian businessman Gianluigi Torzi for financial crimes was a major event. How “major” depends on if prosecutors see his arrest as the... Read more

The Institute for Religious Works, or 'Vatican bank'. (File Photo/CNA).

London to Malta via Rome: Following the money in Vatican financial scandals

Feb 19, 2020

By Ed Condon

The Vatican raid conducted on the chief prosecutor of the Church’s Apostolic Signatura sheds light on a network of companies... Read more

Raffaele Mincione.

Vatican’s investment funds were vehicles for Italian bank fraud

Dec 17, 2019

By Ed Condon

Two investment funds used by Vatican dicasteries were also used by a major Italian bank to conceal illegal investments for... Read more

Raffaele Mincione (C) and Carla Maria Orsi Carbone (R) attend the launch of M Industry London and the Art Bag at 51 Berkeley Square on Oct. 3, 2017 in London, England.

Vatican’s investment manager backed company that ‘misled investors’

Dec 10, 2019

By Ed Condon

The Italian businessman responsible for investing millions of Vatican funds owned a stake in an online options trading company fined... Read more