Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu

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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