Cardinal Angelo Becciu - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Cardinal Angelo Becciu - Latest News
Jun 9, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- 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 first step in unwinding the “network of companies” acknowledged by the Vatican on Friday.
Feb 19, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- The Vatican raid conducted on the chief prosecutor of the Church’s Apostolic Signatura sheds light on a network of companies and businessmen at the center of interrelated Vatican financial scandals. 
Dec 17, 2019 - 10:02 am .- Here’s the IDI scandal in a nutshell:
Dec 2, 2019 - 07:30 pm .- In a letter to a veteran Italian journalist, Cardinal Angelo Becciu wrote Monday that he was not involved in the purchase of a bankrupt Italian hospital, and that reports to the contrary are unreliable.
Nov 26, 2019 - 11:31 am .- Although investigators are looking into a controversial Vatican investment in a luxury London property development, whether the deal was corrupt is still an open question, Pope Francis said Tuesday.
Nov 21, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The Holy See’s relationship with a disreputable Swiss bank triggered an internal dispute between the Secretariat of State and Vatican financial authorities.
Nov 20, 2019 - 10:26 am .- The Vatican Secretary of State told CNA this week that he is responsible for arranging a controversial loan for the purchase of a bankrupt Italian hospital, and that he arranged with Cardinal Donald Wuerl a grant from the U.S.-based Papal Foundation to cover the loan when it could not be repaid.
Nov 6, 2019 - 03:40 pm .- McCarrick made the intervention in December 2017, after objections were raised to the Vatican’s request of $25 million from the Papal Foundation, for a bankrupt Italian hospital, the Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata (IDI). 
Nov 5, 2019 - 11:12 am .- A 50 million euro loan request to secure the purchase of a bankrupt hospital was vetoed by Cardinal George Pell and financial authorities at the Institute for Works of Religion, commonly called the Vatican Bank, before it was approved by the Holy See’s central bank, APSA.
Nov 4, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Senior Vatican sources have told CNA that a controversial Vatican investment in a London property development was financed with borrowed money, and not with Vatican funds, as has been reported. 
Oct 30, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Cardinal Angelo Becciu has denied any impropriety in a real estate investment made with Vatican funds and insisted that he only acted in the best interests of the Holy See.
Oct 29, 2019 - 02:03 pm .- Cardinal Angelo Becciu and Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi have been key players in a complicated series of financial transactions to finance the Vatican Secretariat of State’s 2015 acquisition of the hospital.
Oct 14, 2019 - 09:51 am .- The recent raid of Vatican offices is connected to an investigation into charges that Vatican money financed the development of luxury properties in London, and led to a windfall for the Vatican’s investment managers, according to an Oct. 14 report from Financial Times.
Jan 15, 2019 - 11:12 am .- Pope Francis approved Tuesday the next step in the canonization causes of 17 women from four countries, including the martyrdom of 14 religious sisters killed in Spain at the start of the Spanish Civil War.
Aug 9, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- Pope Francis’ trip to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families will be likely his first international trip not to include the “sostituto,” or deputy, of the Vatican Secretariat of State among the papal entourage.

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