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The Institute for Religious Works, commonly known as the ‘Vatican bank.’ Credit: Joi via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).

Vatican bank reports $44 million profit in pandemic year

The Institute for Religious Works is giving 75% of the profits to the pope. Read more

The Institute for Religious Works, commonly known as the ‘Vatican bank.’ Credit: Joi via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).

Ex-Vatican bank president given 9-year prison sentence for money-laundering

The former president of the institute commonly known as the “Vatican bank” has been given a sentence of eight years... Read more

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

Vatican court due to hold sentence hearing for ex-Vatican bank president

The Vatican court is due to hold a sentence hearing next week in a criminal trial against the former president... Read more

St. Peter’s Basilica.

Report: Vatican seeks 8-year jail sentence for ex-Vatican bank president

The Vatican’s Promoter of Justice is seeking an eight-year jail term for a former president of the Institute for Religious... Read more

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

Vatican bank reports €38 million profit in 2019

The Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), commonly called the Vatican Bank, said it had made a net profit... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

After Vatican raid, 5 officials and employees suspended

An Italian news magazine has reported that five Vatican employees have been suspended following an Oct. 1 raid of offices... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican prosecutors conduct raid on Secretariat of State offices

Vatican prosecutors seized documents and electronic devices in a raid executed Tuesday at the offices of the most senior curial... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican court charges former IOR president with embezzlement

A former president of the Institute of Religious Works - the so-called “Vatican Bank” - and his lawyer have been... Read more

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

Pope Francis reaffirms importance of Vatican bank's mission

Pope Francis approved a proposal Monday on the future of the Institute for Religious Works, commonly known as the “Vatican... Read more

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

New members of the Vatican bank cardinals' commission named

The Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for the Works of Religion, or “Vatican bank”, were named on Wednesday; of... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica as seen on the night of Feb. 13, 2013. Stephen Driscoll/CNA.

Vatican interrogation request is first test of financial agreement

The Vatican’s judicial authorities have requested that their Italian counterparts interrogate Monsignor Nunzio Scarano about withdraws he made from his... Read more