Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu

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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

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney speaks during a press conference at the Vatican Press Office on July 9, 2014.

Cardinal Pell objected to controversial Vatican hospital loan

Nov 5, 2019

By Ed Condon

A 50 million euro loan request to secure the purchase of a bankrupt hospital was vetoed by Cardinal George Pell... Read more

Cardinal (then Archbishop) Giovanni Angelo Becciu aboard the papal flight to Colombo, 2015.

Vatican’s $200 million London property deal financed with borrowed money, sources say

Nov 4, 2019

By Ed Condon

Senior Vatican sources have told CNA that a controversial Vatican investment in a London property development was financed with borrowed... 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

Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, center, in 2015.

Cardinal Becciu at center of Vatican financial investigation

Oct 14, 2019

By Ed Condon, JD Flynn

The recent raid of Vatican offices is connected to an investigation into charges that Vatican money financed the development of... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, May 2, 2018.

Pope advances sainthood causes of 17 women

Jan 15, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis approved Tuesday the next step in the canonization causes of 17 women from four countries, including the martyrdom... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Waiting for a new deputy at the Vatican Secretariat of State

Aug 9, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis’ trip to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families will be likely his first international trip not to... Read more

Then-Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu speaks with journalists aboard the papal flight to Colombo, Jan. 12, 2015. Becciu was made a cardinal June 28, 2018.

Now a cardinal, Giovanni Angelo Becciu heads to congregation for saints' causes

Jun 28, 2018

By Elise Harris

Newly-minted Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu will resign from his post as substitute of the Secretariat of State tomorrow, in anticipation... Read more

Archbishop Giovanni Becciu, substitute of the Secretariat of State, aboard the papal flight to Colombo, Jan. 12, 2015.

Pope Francis extends mandate of special delegate to Knights of Malta

May 4, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Fifteen months after appointing Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu as his personal envoy to the Knights of Malta, Pope Francis extended... Read more

Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu, the Vatican's deputy Secretary of State, whose April 12 letter suspended the PwC audit of Vatican finances.

Suspended audit reveals power struggle at the Vatican

Apr 25, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The recent suspension of an audit of Vatican finances by a major accounting firm shed light on a lively debate... Read more