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Vatican Finances - Latest News
Aug 6, 2020 - 06:49 am .- Pope Francis on Thursday named 13 new members to the Council for the Economy, which oversees Vatican finances and the work of the Secretariat for the Economy.
Jul 31, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- In the months before Gianluigi Torzi was asked by the Holy See to act as middle man for the final purchase of the London property at 60 Sloane Ave. from Raffaele Mincione, a company owned by Mincione secured a multi-million-euro loan from a company controlled by Torzi.
Jul 15, 2020 - 09:37 am .- Vatican prosecutors, working with Italian authorities, have executed a search and seizure warrant against the Italian businessman Raffaele Mincione, the man responsible for the controversial investment of hundreds of millions of euros on behalf of the Holy See Secretariat of State.
Jul 10, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The Holy See is facing a perfect storm of a massive income shortfall, months of financial scandal, and a looming international banking inspection.
Jul 3, 2020 - 04:30 am .- The Vatican’s financial watchdog authority reported Friday that it received 64 suspicious activity reports in 2019, 15 of which it forwarded to the Promoter of Justice for possible prosecution. 
Jun 30, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Cardinal George Pell has said that the Church’s spiritual mission is no excuse for bad management, and that financial corruption can pose a greater risk to clergy than sexual misconduct.
Jun 30, 2020 - 04:35 am .- Pope Francis has appointed a commissioner to reform the administration of the office responsible for the upkeep of St. Peter’s Basilica, where documents and computers were seized by order of judicial authorities June 30.
Jun 29, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Companies owned by Italian businessman Raffaele Mincione have filed lawsuits against the holding company which owns the London building at the center of a multi-million-dollar real estate investment by the Holy See, and against the Vatican Secretariat of State.
Jun 23, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Evangelizing countries where the faith has been watered down and resolving the ongoing financial crisis in the Vatican are challenges which will extend past the reign of Pope Francis, author George Weigel said on Monday.
Jun 17, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Members of the Vatican's financial watchdog authority met this week to update offices on regulations to fight money laundering and the financing of terrorism organizations.
Jun 15, 2020 - 09:30 am .- The Vatican said Monday that officials had granted bail to the Italian businessman Gianluigi Torzi who was arrested as part of a financial investigation.
Jun 15, 2020 - 08:05 am .- Pope Francis Monday appointed Fabio Gasperini, an Italian financial adviser working at Ernst and Young, to the second-ranking position at the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (APSA).
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.
Jun 5, 2020 - 02:21 pm .- The Holy See press office announced Friday that Italian businessman Gianluigi Torzi has been arrested after he was interrogated as part of a Vatican financial investigation
Jun 1, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- On Monday, Pope Francis published sweeping new laws governing Vatican financial dealings. But the new laws are not really that new: They resurrect measures called for during the first days of the Francis pontificate. And now they’re back.
Jun 1, 2020 - 04:04 am .- Pope Francis Monday promulgated a new law intended to prevent corruption and control spending in Vatican City State and Holy See financial transactions.
May 29, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- Tens of millions of euros have been frozen in Swiss banks as part of the investigation into a Vatican property investment, according to a Swiss media report.
May 13, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- As details continue to emerge about a raft of financial scandals at the Vatican Secretariat of State, some observers have been left wondering at the apparent lack of urgency or interest in the Holy See’s response. 
May 11, 2020 - 06:05 pm .- As the Vatican’s Secretariat of State finalized its purchase of a London luxury apartment building, a lay secretariat official who oversaw investments was appointed a director of a company owned by the financier who brokered the property deal.
May 1, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The Holy See has announced that new "measures" have been taken against officials at the Vatican Secretariat of State as part of ongoing investigations into financial dealings at the curial department.

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